CRA Repair Techniques Explored

By Mike Munzenrider

Does advanced paint drying make a difference, as a few years ago advanced paint drying equipment seemed poised to revolutionize the collision repair industry?


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According to the 2020 FenderBender Industry Survey, just 54 percent of responding shops said they’d invested in the gear, such as infrared paint drying equipment. Does that investment show up in improved key-to-key cycle times, as one might assume?

Not so much, according to the survey. This could be a testament to what collision repair experts, including proponents of advanced paint drying technology, have said: to truly make effective use of the equipment, shops need, from top to bottom, to reorder their processes.


Does Advanced Paint Drying Make a Difference

Graphs showing the drying time results of advance drying equipment versus no advance drying equipment


Article Credit to Fender Bender.


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