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Primer Preparation

Key around the repair prior to applying Etch Primer

Step 1

Key around the repair prior to applying etch primer using a 3M™ Hookit™ Purple+ Abrasive Multihole Disc P320/P500 (50531/50534). Awkward areas can be sanded by hand using Scotch-Brite™ Hand Pads (07447) or Scotch-Brite™ Pre-Cut (07904). For difficult to reach areas Scotch-Brite™ Multi-Flex (07521) can be used.

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Wipe down with 3M™ Professional Panel Wipes

Step 2

Blow off excess dust. Wipe down with 3M™ Professional Panel Wipes (34567) with 3M™ General purpose adhesive cleaner (08984).

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Apply masking using Scotch™ High Performance Masking Tape 3434

Step 3

Apply masking using Scotch™ High Performance Masking Tape 3434 in 38mm (07898) as required.

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Move vehicle into primer booth and complete masking stage

Step 4

Move vehicle into primer booth and complete masking stage.

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Tack area prior to primer application

Step 5

Tack area prior to primer preparation with 3M™ Tack Cloth (07910).

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Apply Primer according to paint company recommendations to repairs

Step 6

Apply Primer according to paint company recommendations to repairs, keeping spray area to a minimum and avoiding hard edges. Dry to paint company recommendations.

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