How Does 3M Adhesive Remover Work?


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3M adhesive remover is a specially blended solvent that works to remove glue, tar and other adhesives by breaking the bonds holding the adhesive to the surface being cleaned. The product is an aerosol spray that begins dissolving the adhesive as soon as it comes into contact with it.

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The product is designed to remove adhesive residue, grease, tar and oil. It can also help in removing light paint overspray, tree sap, bugs, dirt and glue. 3M adhesive remover can also makes it simple to remove bumper stickers. The product removes vehicle wax as well, so apply a spray wax or sealant to restore paint protection to the treated area.

As it is designed to be used on vehicles, 3M adhesive remover is safe to use on well-cured automotive paint, vinyl, fabrics and glass surfaces. The product is nonabrasive and works without any scraping, polishing or sanding needed. After spraying the adhesive remover on to the surface, simply wait a few minutes, and then wipe the area with a soft towel to remove anything sticky from the surface being treated.

When using 3M adhesive remover, be sure to use it in a well-ventilated area as the chemicals in it can cause lightheadedness and dizziness.

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