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TINY DEVICE LETS BODY SHOPS TRACK PAINT USAGE IN REAL TIME

Though it’s aimed more at calculating paint usage to keep Canadian environmental regulators happy, a tiny device featured in Collision Repair Magazine seems as though it could give U.S. shops another way to track waste and itemize paint for reimbursement. Here’s an excerpt from the RDN content-sharing partner. Read the full article here. A sensor on the [...]

2016-11-10T14:24:08+02:00August 19th, 2016|Media Coverage, Members News|0 Comments

PAINT-STRIPPING CHEMICALS POSES RISKS TO CHILDREN FOR WOMEN IN AUTO BODY REPAIR

A chemical used in paint strippers could hurt the fetuses of women working in auto body shops, the Environmental Protection Agency announced March 23, and the agency on Monday started seeking input into how strongly to regulate it. The agency found that N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) can affect the development of babies being carried and those yet to be conceived [...]

2016-11-10T14:25:16+02:00August 19th, 2016|Media Coverage, Members News|0 Comments

HOW STRONG IS YOUR BOND?

Thematic Curing of Sectional Fiber Composite Repair Vehicle body construction is becoming lighter and stronger for reasons of environment, economics and safety. Repairability of new materials always becomes a challenge to replicate in a re-manufacture process. A new challenge on the horizon is the increase of carbon fiber composite technology into mainstream vehicle manufacturing. At [...]

2016-11-11T11:44:45+02:00August 19th, 2016|Media Coverage, Members News, Press Releases|0 Comments