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Paint protection film

3M™ Paint Protection Film is a clear polyurethane film that is designed to help protect automotive paint and other vulnerable surfaces from stone chips, scratches, bug damage, road tar stains, automotive fluid stains, and outdoor weathering.

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Every vehicle can use 3M™ Paint Protection Film

  • On any given day, your vehicle's finish is put to the test through harsh weather, debris on the road and everyday use. Get proactive and protect your investment by installing 3M™ Paint Protection Film anywhere it is exposed to damage.

  • You can have 3M™ Paint Protection Film installed on your new or used vehicle right at the dealership before taking it off the lot. The film does not alter the appearance of your vehicle, or its surface texture, yet offers peace of mind protection against damaging elements.

  • Grow your installation business with 3M. From a well-known brand on the market, to a wide range of certified installer benefits, we are equipping your business with the tools, resources, software and support necessary to succeed.

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  • The front corner of a car wrapped in blue 3M™ Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series Matte.

    3M™ Scotchgard™ Paint Protection Film Pro Series Matte

    Help protect your vehicle paint against chips, scratches, stains and the elements. This 8-mil-thick film provides a durable, maintenance-free transparent matte finish that also helps to preserve the depth of the colour. The matte film can be applied on both glossy and matte vehicle paint finishes.

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See the benefits for you and your vehicle.

  • 3M™ Scotchgard Paint Protection Film Pro Series logo


    • Superior performance
    • Self-healing technology helps makes most scratches disappear
    • Available in two finishes: clear and matte

    Scratch and stain resistance: Best

    Durability: Best

    Clarity: Best

    Warranty: 10 years*

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    *Visit the warranty page for coverage details.

  • 3M™ Scotchgard Paint Protection Film logo


    • Clearcoat with UV inhibitors maintains clarity

    Scratch and stain resistance: Better

    Durability: Better

    Clarity: Good

    Warranty: 7 years*

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  • 3M™ Surface Protection Film logo


    • Cost effective
    • Is ideal for use on many surfaces

    Scratch and stain resistance: Good

    Durability: Good

    Clarity: Good

    Warranty: 5 year limited*

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  • Our trained certified installers make sure your new film is installed correctly for maximum visual appeal and unrivaled protection. Warranty is valid only if film is installed by a certified installer. Find a 3M certified installer near you!

  • 3M has a network of distributor partners across Canada equipped to provide materials, training and technical support to help installers get started.

  • 3M designs, formulates and manufactures 3M™ Paint Protection Film for optimum performance and durability. Our commitment to quality is the foundation for the warranty coverage we provide.