JDW: 3M PPS Sun Gun

Let’s review the 3M PPS Sun Gun Video.

PPS Sun Gun

Have you ever painted a car that looked great in the spray booth, but when you looked at it outdoors there was a color mismatch or it wasn’t completely covered?

PPS Sun Gun

Have you ever discovered defects like sand scratches and pinholes after you’ve applied the first basecoat?

PPS Sun Gun

The 3M PPS Sun Gun makes it easier to choose the right color formula and significantly reduce the chance of costly rework, redues or comebacks do to lack of coverage or pre and post paint defects.

PPS Sun Gun

It is a portable light with virtually a perfect match to natural daylight. No matter where the vehicle is located, or where it is in the repair process; no matter the lighting conditions; time of day or weather conditions; whether the sun decides to shine or not, the Sun Gun will help you achieve the perfect match and get the job done right the first time.

Here’s how it works…

PPS Sun Gun

1) Start by locating the original equipment color code.

PPS Sun Gun

2) Check for variant color chips.

PPS Sun Gun

3) Select the variant deck and chips that correspond to the original equipment color code.

PPS Sun Gun

4) Compare variant color chips to the vehicle being repaired.

PPS Sun Gun

5) Shine the Sun Gun on the chips while they’re against the vehicle.

PPS Sun Gun

6) Mix the selected variant paint formula using the paint company’s recommended procedure.

PPS Sun Gun

7) Spray a test panel.

PPS Sun Gun

8) Assess and confirm the color match and coverage with the Sun Gun.

PPS Sun Gun

9) Before applying the base coat, use the Sun Gun to check for any pre-paint defects.

PPS Sun Gun

10) Apply the base coat.

PPS Sun Gun

11) Inspect the vehicle with the Sun Gun to verify complete coverage and an accurate color match.

PPS Sun Gun

12) Continue the refinish process.

PPS Sun Gun

13) When the job is complete, perform a final inspection with the Sun Gun to check for any post-paint imperfections.

PPS Sun Gun

You can find the 3M PPS Sun Gun at Jamestown Distributors

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