After 10 years in development and feedback from customers worldwide, 3M introduced the 3M™ Performance Spray Gun.
“Using revolutionary technology, the 3M™ Performance Spray Gun was developed by 3M engineers to deliver top-of-the-line performance,” said Jonnie Bloemers, global product marketer, 3M™ Performance Spray Gun. “Collision repairers will experience faster cleanup, changeovers and cycle time with this lightweight product.”
Constructed from an impact-resistant composite material, the 3M™ Performance Spray Gun was designed to offer a full range of high-performance automotive coatings, including paints, stains, primers, basecoats, topcoats, clearcoats, epoxies and adhesives using replaceable atomizing heads.
“The secret lives inside our advanced interchangeable nozzle technology,” said Brady Haislet, application engineer, 3M Paint Application Solutions. “Offered in six different sizes, from 1.2 to 2.0, each atomizing head is optimized for consistent atomization and superior transfer efficiency, which adds up to faster cycle times for repair shops.”
Because paint never passes through the body of the 3M™ Performance Spray Gun and only through the disposable cup and nozzle, the cleanup and changeover processes are streamlined.
“That means there is no more paint gunking up internal components, no more breaking down your spray gun or soaking in solvent, and no more cross-contamination putting your job at risk,” said Haislet.
With the quick-change replaceable atomizing heads, Haislet said cleanup is a snap.
“Every time you swap out the replaceable nozzle for a fresh one...