3M™ Perfect-it™ Gelcoat Heavy Cutting Compound is 3M’s best solution to quickly remove heavy scratches, oxidation, water marks, and other defects from gelcoat. It leaves a high gloss finish. It stays wet longer, making it easier to cleanup and use less. The first step of a truly professional gelcoat finish, our Perfect-it™ Gelcoat Heavy Cutting Compound is our fastest-cutting compound for heavily-oxidized gelcoat surfaces. Its premium chemical and mineral formula quickly removes heavy oxidation, weathering, dulling, chalking and scratches P600 or finer. This formula leaves a high gloss finish – on many surfaces, a polishing step is not necessary before waxing. The compound also has a long wet time, allowing you to compound longer before you need new material. You use less product even in warmer climates, yet it handles well and does not clog on the buffing pad. From buffing professionals to vehicle owners, the 3M™ Perfect-It™ Gelcoat Finishing products works great on boats, RVs and industrial gelcoat surfaces – new and used alike. These products include a step-by-step process to help you achieve dependable finishes every time, regardless of one-, two- or three-step processes. And the color-coded bottles allow for easy reference in the shop or on the dock.