ST. PAUL, Minn. — 3M understands the challenges of sanding, having spent more than 100 years helping individuals tackle tough auto, marine, and home repairs with its portfolio of advanced abrasives. Now, the company is leveraging its expertise in the category to combat the number one issue in painting projects – loose dust particles. Introducing the 3M Clean Sand System, an easy-to-use system that extracts dust during the sanding process for less mess and an overall better painting experience, the company says.
Innovative Design Yields Instant Results
Spreading dust can damage repairs, is a hassle to clean up and can cause a lot of rework when trapped in paint. The 3M Clean Sand System’s unique sanding block has an air control collar coupled with the abrasive’s unique vented design that filters particle dust and debris. The system conveniently attaches to most shop, household, and dust vacuum hoses, allowing for anyone from the seasoned expert to the most novice renovators to complete auto, marine, and home projects with confidence and ease.
•The complete 3M Clean Sand System includes: clean sand block with air control collar
•8-foot flexible hose
•Six types of abrasive packs sold separately
More Projects Means More Value
Sanding is an essential task when starting projects in the home or in the garage, and using the right tools is a pivotal step to improving renovations while helping repairs last longer. The 3M Clean Sand System offers users 3M’s trusted abrasive technology with an advanced user experience that results in smarter, smooth and safer projects, according to the company.
Auto: Car owners will appreciate less mess in the garage – whether stripping painted car panels or sanding body filler or primer, the 3M Clean Sand System can increase efficiency and save time during the body repair process.
Home: Home owners can use the 3M Clean Sand System for a variety of projects, from prepping walls for a new paint coat to repairing rotted wood. Its cost- and time- efficient to avoid the mess before it happens.
3M Clean Sand System (PN03210) is available at select Advance Auto Parts and AutoZone stores and online at Amazon starting Aug. 1 for a suggested retail price of $24.99 – $29.99
3M Clean Sand Performance Sandpapers are sold separately, but are recommended for
use with the full system for best results.