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SKU 7100210658
Legacy SKU 60455109482
UPC 00051131330405
Part Number 33040

3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material essentially compounds and polishes in one step – eliminating the time and expense of compounding when used as part of the 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Paint Finishing System. Like all 3M™ Perfect-It™ compounds and polishes, it delivers a longer working time yet still reduces sling for easier cleanup.

  • Spend less time buffing and achieve deeper, glossier finishes with 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material and it’s engineered matching pads
  • Developed to follow 8000-grade 3M™ Trizact™ Abrasives as part of the 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Paint Finishing System, which can eliminate the need for heavy compounding.
  • Refines ultra-micro-fine 8000 grade abrasive scratch to deliver deeper, glossier finishes with reduced rework and comebacks.
  • The stay-wet formula helps reduce sling for less mess and a shorter cleanup time
  • Engineered to work with the 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Foam Finishing Pad to deliver the cut of compounding with the fine finish of polishing.
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Minimum Order 4 Bottles
Order Increment 4 Bottles
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Product Dimensions
Imperial Metric
Weight 8.779 LBS
Shipping Dimensions
Weight 36.139 lb
Length 15 in
Width 10.3 in
Height 11.3 in
Color Purple


  1. What is 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material and what can it be used for?

    3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material is a high-performance compound that can be used to remove fine scratches and swirls from automotive paint finishes. It also provides an excellent finish on gelcoat surfaces.

  2. Is this product easy to use, and do I need any special equipment or training to apply it properly?

    Yes, the product is quite easy to use. You will not require any specialized tools or training. Being a one-step solution, simply apply using a rotary buffer at medium speed until you achieve the desired results.

  3. Can this finishing material be used on all types of paint surfaces including clear coat finishes and single-stage paints?

    Absolutely! The product works perfectly well with both clear-coat paints as well as single-stage paint surfaces. Giving your vehicles outstanding gloss regardless of type of vehicle body finish.

  4. How much does one container hold, how many containers are included in each case--and what sizes come are available?

    Each container holds around about 1 gallon/8Lb (the smaller size weighs less), allowing you enough coverage without having to open too many containers during application especially when working on larger projects/cars/trucks etc.. One case includes four such containers in total - allowing you enough supply for multiple jobs/projects over time!

  5. Is there anything else I need to know before using this product?

    The only thing we'd like to remind our valuable customers with regards applying the finishing material thoroughly cleaning your car first by washing off dirt/debris prior application so ensure best possible results . Always follow manufacturer instructions for best practices which comes along with every delivery made

For industrial/occupational use only. Not for consumer sale or use.
3M industrial and occupational products are intended, labeled, and packaged for sale to trained industrial and occupational customers for workplace use.  Unless specifically stated otherwise on the applicable product packaging or literature, these products are not intended, labeled, or packaged for sale to or use by consumers (e.g., for home, personal, primary or secondary school, recreational/sporting, or other uses not described in the applicable product packaging or literature), and must be selected and used in compliance with applicable health and safety regulations and standards (e.g., U.S. OSHA, ANSI), as well as all product literature, user instructions, warnings, and other limitations, and the user must take any action required under any recall, field action, or other product use notice.  Misuse of 3M industrial and occupational products may result in injury, sickness, death, or property damage.  For help with product selection and use, consult your on-site safety professional, industrial hygienist, or other subject matter expert.
Part of a Complete System that Eliminates Compounding in Paint Finishing

3M™ Perfect-it™ Finishing Material is a product that, when used as part of the 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step System, can eliminate compounding from the paint finishing process. This is a highly sought-after feature for collision repair and detailing professionals, as it allows for faster completion of paint finishing jobs without sacrificing a showroom-quality finish on most vehicles. The 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material is fast-cutting and can be applied immediately after scratch refinement with 3M™ Trizact™ 3000 and 3M™ Trizact™ 8000 Abrasives. It serves as both a compound and polish in one, making it a highly efficient product. Additionally, it is formulated for longer work times, even in extreme conditions, which is especially important in places where heat and humidity are common inside or outside of the shop. It won’t become sticky during use or leave a powder or film residue that can cause rework. Yet it holds on the pad, reducing the mess, waste, and cleanup time associated with sling.

The 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step System

The 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material is an integral part of a complete system that eliminates compounding in the paint finishing process. The system includes:

  • 3M™ Trizact™ Foam Abrasive Disc (3000 grade). This foam disc features long-lasting, even-wearing abrasive for removing 1500 or 2000 grade sand scratches on painted surfaces.
  • 3M™ Trizact™ Foam Abrasive Disc (8000 grade). This new abrasive helps bridge the gap between the process and the abrasives for scratch refinement and polish.
  • 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Finishing Material. The material is developed specifically for use with this system.
  • 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step Foam Finishing Pad. This buffing pad combines the performance of the 3M™ Perfect-It™ Foam Compounding Pad (white) and the 3M™ Perfect-It™ Ultrafine Foam Polishing Pad (blue). It is available in 6” and 8” pads with Quick Connect attachment and Hookit™ attachment in 6”, 8” and 4” pads.
A Proven Portfolio in Paint Finishing

The 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1-Step system is just the latest in a long line of Perfect-It™ paint finishing solutions for better efficiency and lower process times, both during use and through creating defect-free surfaces. It includes 3M™ Perfect-It™ EX Machine Polish and 3M™ Perfect-It™ EX Ultrafine Machine Polish – both excellent for showroom-grade finishes on dark-colored or other uniquely challenging vehicle surfaces. It also includes 3M™ Perfect-It™ EX AC Rubbing Compound, developed to work especially well on newer, harder-to-buff clear coat systems.

The 3M™ Perfect-It™ Brand: 3M’s Highest-Quality Solution for Finishing Coated Surfaces

The Perfect-It™ brand represents a complete range of solutions designed for busy shops to achieve perfect defect-free finishes, every time, in as little time as possible. Perfect-It brand products have been developed according to a step-by-step system – there’s no need to create your processes to get the best finish. Premium product performance means shorter process times at every step. You use less material, and you have less material to clean up. In all, the Perfect-It brand products let you complete more jobs in the same amount of time. You get better throughput, the finest and most consistent finishes, and increased customer satisfaction with every job.

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