BodyShop Business
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It's time to peel out and head for Sin City as the SEMA Show fires up and brings all your friends, business partners and industry titans together for a racin' good time.
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There has been lots of buzz over the F-150 and aluminum, but hardly any talk about what the paint shop needs to know. Although the refinish process will be similar, there are things to consider.
From collision-specific educational sessions to shiny new hot rods, the SEMA Show has everything an automotive pro or hobbyist could want.
10/6/2014 9:08:02 AM
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When purchasing an air compressor for your collision repair business, consider these factors.
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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.
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Cleaning and maintaining your spraybooth is essential to avoiding costly redos and keeping a tidy shop.
7/2/2014 8:20:32 AM
The big show is at the end of this month, so start planning your trip to the Motor City today.
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Spray gun efficiency plays into overall paint process efficiency, which is why a strict maintenance schedule is so crucial. Part 6 of a six-part series on how to maximize profit in the paint shop.
6/2/2014 3:59:03 PM
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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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Any time we streamline the refinish process, we're moving toward maximum efficiency. Part 5 of a six-part series on how to maximize profit in the paint shop.
5/6/2014 11:41:28 AM
Some industry experts believe we're focusing too much on aluminum now when we should be focusing on the overall technological challenges present in vehicles today.
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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
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Three lucky readers get their questions answered and win $50!
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Several spraybooth manufacturers offer their advice on how to get the most out of your search and purchase.
4/4/2014 3:10:50 PM
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By implementing heat in your shop, solvents evaporate faster, isocyanate catalysts crosslink quicker, and body fillers, sealers, basecoats and clearcoats all accelerate.
4/4/2014 2:29:06 PM
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