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  • ACS Reisterstown Painting a vehicle
    January 21, 2020 Jason Bowes

    Forward Thinking For Bodyshops!

    New technology and the torrent of products entering the market can make bodyshop managers feel a bit like they’re building sandcastles on the beach; just as they put the finishing touches to the turrets the tide comes in and they are back to square one.
    Here, we have tried to get ahead of the game in three key sectors – abrasives, adhesives and welding – by asking a handful of industry insiders for their views of what’s coming down the road in 2020.
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  • BWS LTD- CP7 Gas Inspections
    January 15, 2020 paul jones

    THE SAFE USE OF OXY-FUEL GAS EQUIPMENT- CP7

    What is CP7 legislation? Code of Practice 7 was written by the BCGA (British Compressed  Gases Association)  so that employers and operatives could comply with Acetylene Safety Regulations. These require that all mobile systems shall be fitted with a purpose-designed...

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  • January 5, 2020 Jason Bowes

    Spot Welding Stainless Steels

    Austenitic Stainless Steels  (FeCrNi) or chrome-nickel steels are non-magnetic and have a nickel content of over 8%.  They are resistant to corrosion and acid and can be processed easily but how do you spot weld them and what parameters are required. Spot...

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  • Fronius TIG welding
    January 3, 2020 Jason Bowes

    Understanding a TIG Welders Functions

    New Inverter Digital Synergic TIGS have basically the same synergic programme in all of them. Here we discuss the settings and what each function in a TIG welding synergic graph. Therefore I hope understanding the functions of this graph means...

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  • Telwin Smart Inverter welding a rear panel
    January 3, 2020 paul jones

    5 Things To Do Before Spot Welding a Vehicle

    Spot welding even with the advent of "smart" welders is a complicated process, here I list 5 things to do before you weld on the vehicle.

    Clean the electrodes, carry out a peel test, observe manufacturers methods and prepare the spot weld areas. We discuss in more detail each point and illustrations.

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  • How To Carry Out A Spot Weld Peel Test
    December 12, 2019 paul jones

    How To Carry Out A Spot Weld Peel Test

    Spot welding has moved on a lot in a modern bodyshop with lots of manufacturers selling "Smart" or "Automatic" welders now. These spot welders do give good quality results, so you may be thinking do I really need to still...

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