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Faster Freight Truck Assembly - (04/17/2019)
Data on sales of commercial trucks and vans, collected through 2018 by the Association for the Work Truck Industry (NTEA), show that vehicle sales increase each year. Increased sales mean increased...
Using Two-Component Under-Hem Adhesives to Help Manufacturers Meet Lightweighting Targets - (04/08/2019)
This is Part 3 in LORD’s series on lightweighting vehicles. See Part 1 for an overview of why and how automakers/OEMs are reducing vehicle weight in the pursuit of lower CO2 emissions. An...
Why Adaptability Matters in Collision Repair - (03/27/2019)
Creativity and artistic skills come into play when making vehicle repairs with adhesives, in addition to following proper procedures. Technicians must be able to adapt to specific repairs. Although...
Lightening Liftgates - Part 2 - (03/19/2019)
Part 1 of our multi-part series on achieving lighter-weight vehicles gave an overview of how regulatory demands are challenging auto manufacturers to innovate. It introduced engineering solutions...
Know Your Composite Vehicle Repair Options - (02/28/2019)
Automakers are increasing the use of composite plastics such as carbon fiber, fiberglass and sheet-molded compound (SMC) in vehicle construction, and that means collision repair technicians need to...
How Wireless Sensors Improve Efficiency and Accuracy in Testing Environments - (02/26/2019)
Everyone is familiar with a “crash test dummy,” the full-scale anthropomorphic test device (ATD) that is used to record data about its behavior in simulated vehicle impacts. An ATD has...
Emissions Legislation Means Big Changes in Auto Body Design - Part 1 - (02/20/2019)
In this blog series, we examine the challenges facing auto manufacturers—particularly, various regulatory demands—with a focus on meeting CO2 emissions standards. Constructing lighter-...
Heavy-Duty Composite Repair: How it’s different and why it matters - (09/06/2018)
There are many similarities between heavy-duty truck and passenger autobody composite repair and bonding procedures, but the key is understanding that the size of the repairs and panels are...
Rubber Conference Fills Industry Gap - (07/26/2018)
There are several industry-significant rubber conferences around the world; the International Elastomer Conference, DKT, India Rubber Expo, Brazilian Expobor and Shanghai Rubber Show are examples....
Proper Seam Sealing Procedures Key to Eliminating Paint Issues - (07/17/2018)
One common complaint that is shared with me on a frequent basis is that tape pulls paint off the sealer when a 1k seam sealer is used. While unfortunate, this is a process, not a product issue. The...
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