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Laser Measuring System

The aluminum-ready, state-of-the-art laser measuring system, Eclipse by AMS, now comes with a $500 gift certificate for Grade A Tools when purchased before March 31, 2015.

Portable Aluminum Repair Wet Mix Dust Collection System

Eurovac states that its portable aluminum repair wet mix dust collection system is the safest method for collection of aluminum (explosive) dusts and will get your facility certified for aluminum repair.

Weld Three Different Metals

Pro Spot’s SP-5 Smart Pulse MIG has three MIG torches that are set up for three different base metals: aluminum, silicon bronze and steel.

Upgrade Existing Frame Racks for Aluminum, High-Strength Steel

Chief Automotive Technologies’ new Universal Structural Holding (USH) Clamp System lets shops upgrade existing frame racks from a variety of manufacturers to properly repair vehicles made with aluminum and high-strength steel.

WMABA to Host Aluminum Repair Discussion

Panel of collision repairers will discuss the lessons they’ve learned about aluminum repair, investments to be made and how to navigate the process to become a certified facility.

Buying Tips: Welders

Tips on what to look for when shopping for a new welder.

CARSTAR, CAA to Host Free Aluminum Repair Webinar

Webinar will be held Dec. 9 and will cover training, tools and equipment, communication to insurers and more.

Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association and Audi to Host Aluminum Repair Seminar

Seminar, titled “Preparing for Aluminum: An Audi Perspective,” slated for Dec. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m.

GM Welding Breakthrough Enables More Use of Aluminum

New process expected to eliminate nearly two pounds of rivets from aluminum body parts such as hoods, liftgates and doors, and help GM avoid spending hundreds of millions of dollars to retool their plants.

I-CAR Posts 2015 Ford F-150 Collision Instruction Sheets to Repairability Technical Support Portal

Fifty-one repair instruction sheets provide important detailed instructions on part removal and installation procedures.

Alcoa Foundation Awards $45,000 Grant to Collision Repair Education Foundation

The Collision Repair Education Foundation has announced that Alcoa Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Alcoa, a global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, awarded the Collision Repair Education Foundation a $45,000 grant that will sponsor 15 collision school programs with the industry-recognized I-CAR Aluminum Welding Certification. The 15 schools will be selected from

CARSTAR to Host Aluminum Repair Webinar

As the Ford F-150 all-aluminum bodied pickup prepares to roll into dealerships around the country, CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts will share its expertise in a free webinar for independent shop owners, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. Central. Topics of discussion will include: General aluminum repairs Training Tools and equipment Preparing How