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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...
Fusor Labels are Changing: New Look, Same Awesome Product - (06/11/2018)
New Look, Same Awesome ProductOur new and improved labels for our Fusor Aftermarket Repair Adhesives  have more than just a new design. We are making it easier for you to identify what product...
Why taking time for proper surface prep pays off when repairing with adhesives - (04/10/2018)
To fully appreciate why surface prep is so critical to the success of repairs made with adhesive, it helps to pause and consider what is going on at a microscopic scale. Any foreign particles on a...
How to Avoid Improper Use of Collision Repair Products and Procedures - (03/15/2018)
Dennis Beardsley, North American Training Manager for Saint-Gobain (a LORD Corporation distributor-partner) and I-CAR instructor, co-authored this blog post.Before starting a new collision repair job...
Tackling Read-Through on Pre-painted Trailer Panels - (02/21/2018)
Good signage on trailers has been an issue for the trailer manufacturers. A company considered a long-time leader and pioneer in the all-aluminum horse trailer market has long preferred to use...
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