BodyShop Business
Refinish   Paint Prep
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Many times, the enticements to switch brands sound like a great deal. But major shop changes (like the quality and brand of paint and the local supplier) require examination to determine the best outcome.
The big show is at the end of this month, so start planning your trip to the Motor City today.
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A look at the new and emerging technology in both low-VOC solvent-based and waterborne paint.
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Once a painter is in command of time-tested techniques and is faithful to the proper execution of those techniques, blending can be pretty simple. Part 4 of a six-part series on how to maximize profit in the paint shop.
4/7/2014 10:42:06 AM
Conference took place Feb. 20-23, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz., and saw a record turnout of attendees.
3/7/2014 11:53:01 AM
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More and more shops are finding there is value to going green, not just because they want to be good stewards of the environment but because there's actually money in it.
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Unique sparkles, color changing pigments, mile-deep clears and no-gloss clears promise to make the next decade in auto body even more challenging than the last. But I predict we'll take it in stride.
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Sanding is not a haphazard application of various pieces of grit-impregnated parchment, but a very deliberate and fundamental task of the refinish process.
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By identifying and understanding some of the causes of redos, we can minimize their frequency and stop losing money.
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Short life spans on auto coatings once gave rise to a unique segment of collision repair: the "used car dipper."
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I’ve been around so long that I was there when acrylic enamel was introduced to the industry. I was there when isocyanate catalysts were
11/11/2013 9:07:24 AM
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Haven't switched to waterborne/low-VOC coatings yet? Here are some steps you have to take to prepare yourself...because there's no stopping this train.
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I've found that masking a car with plastic is superior in every way to using paper. You save time and materials, plus you eliminate the possibility of dirt ruining your paint job.
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The perfect custom paint job depends largely on what kind of vehicle you're putting that wild or mild job on.
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From the by-product of a bug to today's environmentally friendly refinishes, auto paint has had a long and fascinating history.
 
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