3M™ 8591 Paint Protection Film

3M 8591 Paint Protection Film

Code: 3M 8591 / Category: Protective Tapes


The 3M 8591 Paint Protection Film is a high-quality, durable film designed to protect automotive paint and other surfaces from damage caused by stone chips, scratches, and environmental elements. This film features a tough, urethane backing that provides excellent resistance to abrasion and impacts, while its clear, glossy finish maintains the appearance of the underlying paint. The film also has a pressure-sensitive adhesive for easy application and strong adhesion.


  • Durable Protection: Made from tough urethane backing, providing excellent resistance to stone chips, scratches, and other forms of damage.
  • Clear Finish: The transparent film maintains the appearance of the underlying paint, ensuring it remains visible and glossy.
  • Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive: Ensures easy application and strong adhesion to various surfaces.
  • Weather Resistant: Offers protection against environmental elements, including UV rays, rain, and road debris.
  • Versatile Use: Suitable for use on automotive surfaces and other applications requiring paint protection.


The 3M 8591 Paint Protection Film is suitable for various applications, including:

  • Automotive: Protecting paint on car bonnets, bumpers, side mirrors, door edges, and other vulnerable areas.
  • Motorcycles: Shielding paint on fairings, fuel tanks, and other exposed parts from scratches and chips.
  • Marine: Guarding boat surfaces against environmental elements and minor impacts.
  • Aerospace: Providing protection for aircraft surfaces from abrasion and minor damage.
  • Electronics: Safeguarding sensitive components and surfaces from scratches and other forms of damage.

Usage Instructions

  1. Clean Surface: Ensure the surface is clean, dry, and free from dust, oil, and debris.
  2. Cut Film: Cut the film to the desired size using scissors or a utility knife.
  3. Apply Film: Peel off the backing and apply the film to the surface, pressing firmly to ensure good adhesion.
  4. Smooth Out: Smooth out any air bubbles or wrinkles for a secure and even application.
  5. Trim Excess: Trim any excess film with a sharp blade for a clean finish.
  6. Dispose: Dispose of used backing responsibly in accordance with local regulations and guidelines.


The 3M 8591 Paint Protection Film offers reliable and durable protection for automotive and other surfaces against stone chips, scratches, and environmental elements. Its tough urethane backing, clear finish, and strong adhesive properties make it an essential protective solution for a wide range of applications. Whether safeguarding car paint or protecting sensitive components, this film provides long-lasting performance and easy application, making it a valuable addition to any protective maintenance toolkit.