Accelerated curing systems, such as infrared (IR) curing technology, enable body shops and collision repair centers an opportunity to reduce cycle time and increase overall throughput. IR curing systems are either electric- or gas-powered. The basic differences between gas and electric dryers are how they generate energy and the IR wavelengths they produce, which determine … Continue reading Infrared Curing from the Inside Out
It is an ongoing debate: electric or gas — which is better? Worldwide, there is a push for more environmentally friendly energy, which has less of an impact on the environment and saves money in the long run. So, what about in your body shop? Are electric infrared (IR) curing units better than gas catalytic … Continue reading Electric Infrared vs. Gas Catalytic
With limited space, Jim Smiciklas knew his 7-year-old auto body and collision repair shop would not be able to continue its rapid growth without implementing more efficient processes. When Smiciklas and his wife, Renee, moved Express Collision Center to a new location a few miles from the Las Vegas Strip in January 2018, they had … Continue reading “REVO Systems speed it up for everyone on the floor. It’s unbelievably efficient.”
An important question in the automotive refinish industry is whether or not infrared drying and curing technology products are code compliant. If you are unsure what this means for the systems in your shop, please read, “Infrared Systems: Are you Putting your Shop at Risk?” REVO Accelerated Curing Systems from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) use … Continue reading Are REVO Accelerated Curing Systems Code Compliant?
This article was originally published in FenderBender on September 29, 2017 by Jason Garfoot. Most shops have created a schedule for how many cycles they’d like to get through the paint booth each day and tried to perfect the shop’s workflow around that ideal number. On a perfect day that schedule works well. However, many … Continue reading A Competitive Edge