Car Body Shop Repair
Aluminum Series: Aluminum – What We’ve Learned So Far

Whether we’ve gotten an ROI from investing in aluminum repair or not, the F-150 has made us better prepared and wiser.

Aluminum Repair Questions for Automotive Shops

Many collision repair technicians and shops are still very confused on how to repair an aluminum panel. So let’s clear up some of the confusion.

Aluminum Series: How to Work Safely When Repairing Aluminum

Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment when working with aluminum requires implementing SOPs and having the proper equipment and shop layout.

Aluminum Series: Straight Talk on Aluminum Structural Repair

Straightening aluminum can be a challenge. The first step is, do you know what you’re dealing with and what’s required?

Aluminum Series: Know What You’re Working With

The differences in aluminum in automobiles may seem slight in some cases, but the repairs could be very different as far as how they’re done.

Aluminum Series: Fixing Dents

Aluminum is different than steel. If you don’t take this into account, you’ll set yourself up for failure.

Killer Tools Aluminum Discharge Welder

Welder features large, 8-inch rubber wheels and a push handle for mobility.

Chief Introduces Heavy-Duty Collision Repair Line

Product line designed to help heavy-duty body shops improve technician ergonomics, shop efficiency, repair quality and cycle times.

SCRS Releases Video on Pulsed Synergic MIG Welding for Aluminum and Collision Repair

Video offers a detailed look at the science behind the unique welding process and why more auto manufacturers are relying on it.

Novelis Unveils New High-Strength Aluminum Alloy for Automotive Industry

The new alloy series will offer a significant weight reduction when compared to current high-strength steels in the marketplace.

GM Takes Shots at Ford F-150 Pickup Truck in New Web Spots

Web spots featuring a grizzly bear and Howie Long aim to illustrate differences between the high-strength steel Chevy Silverado and the aluminum F-150.

Repair Aluminum with OTC’s Specialized Synthetic Body Tools

Special hand tools made from synthetic material have great shock absorption qualities, greatly reducing the risk of marring, scratching or gouging panels.