BodyShop Business
Refinish
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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!
4/7/2014
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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
The city is back and alive, and cars are at the heart of it. All of us here at BodyShop Business will be there July 28-Aug. 2 for NACE, and we hope you will be too.
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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Precision masking is a skill you must develop if you plan on masking components while maintaining the "invisible repair" concept. Part 3 of a six-part series on how to maximize profit in the paint shop.
3/3/2014 2:44:30 PM
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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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