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We Are 3M™ Automotive

With almost 100 years of automotive industry experience, 3M™ Automotive knows the ins and outs of auto manufacturing and repair — from helping car enthusiasts with their weekend projects to providing the tools that allow auto body specialists to revolutionize the vehicle painting process. At 3M™, science is applied in collaborative ways to improve the lives of those they serve, offering more than 60,000 products and technology for your automotive needs. NAPA is proud to sell 3M™ Automotive, where the work is done right, the first time and every time.

3M™ Collision Repair

For decades we have crafted abrasives, adhesives and coatings to solve the latest auto body repair demands. From body repair to paint finishing and shine, the 3M™ company is there to guide you, and your body shop every step of the way.

3M™ Automotive Repair

From cleaning engines and brake components to prepping your vehicle surfaces, 3M™ has the product that you need to get mechanical jobs done the right way. With professional formulas that are easy to use they will deliver the results you want and need for your vehicle.​

3M™ Car Care

3M™ has developed products that are easy to use, affordable and do the job. Auto body fillers, high performance acrylic adhesives, cleaners, tint, waxes and polishes are just a few of the products we carry for car enthusiasts, restorers, and do-it-yourselfers.​


3M™-Performance Spray Gun

3M™ Performance Spray Gun

You don’t believe in compromises. And neither do we. Which is why we reinvented the spray gun to keep up with the pace of today’s professional painters. Top-of-the-line performance meets faster cleanup, faster changeovers and faster cycle times compared to typical applications. Bringing you the best of 3M™ product Science, all packed into the smartest, lightest spray gun in the world.

3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Paint Finishing System

Get a deeper, glossier finish without the mess, the stress or the rework of compounding. Our new system features 3M™ Trizact™ abrasive discs and sheets in an extremely fine 8000 grade – the first of its kind in paint finishing. Trizact™ 8000 removes very fine defects in painted surfaces, taking the place of compounding. Follow with our specially formulated 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material and purple 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Foam Finishing Pad, which deliver the cut of compounding with the fine finish of polishing.
3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Paint Finishing System
3M™ Cubitron™ II Abrasives

3M™ Cubitron™ II Abrasives

Developed for increased throughput and consistent finish regardless of the job, 3M™ Cubitron™ II sanding discs, sheet rolls, sanding belts and cutting and grinding discs cut 30% faster and last 2x as long vs. other premium abrasives. Featuring our Precision Shaped Grain (PSG) – essentially, sharp peaks that slice, not plow, through paint and metal – Cubitron™ II is designed for the most efficient cut and even wear. This minimizes excess heat and allows it to run cooler and require less pressure vs. traditional abrasives. Excellent for lighter-weight metals like aluminum, and for reducing fatigue among your body repair technicians.

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