SRP® Announces New SRP Edge™ Adhesive
Shat R Proof Corp. has a new adhesive, the SRP Edge. The adhesive has
a high viscosity, quality decking and a universal modulus rating for use
with vehicles that require a high-modulus adhesive, according to the company.
The SRP Edge offers safe drive-away times of as little as three hours
at 70 degrees Fahrenheit on vehicles with dual airbags.
“The SRP Edge is a product we are all very excited about,” says Paul Schulte,
vice president of Sales for SRP. “It allows us to participate in certain
segments of the auto glass market that we haven’t been able to in the
past … The other built-in advantage is if you don’t scratch the pinchweld
or run into any other complications, you don’t need to use any primer
when following SRP’s written comprehensive instructions. It can be used
completely primerless in many instances.”
SRP Edge is available in both 310-ml cartridges and 600-ml sausage packs.
Dow Automotive Offers Safety Decals
Dow Automotive Systems of Auburn Hills, Mich., is providing free promotional
window decals and magnets to aftermarket glass shops that have completed
the Fixed Glass Training Program and use Dow Automotive Systems adhesives
Dow Automotive Systems customers interested in the free window decals
and van magnets should contact their local sales representatives. Glass
shops interested in more marketing support from Dow Automotive Systems
can opt to participate in the BETAPRO Program, which includes reinforcing
support with yellow page ads, radio advertising and other promotional
The Auto Glass Pavilion at NACE
A number of auto glass-related manufacturers and suppliers are introducing
new products at the NACE Show, October 11-13 at the Mandalay Bay Convention
Center in Las Vegas. Following is an overview of these.
Booth G527: Gain Some Velocity®
The new Velocity windshield repair system from Equalizer is designed to
be both robust and flexible, utilizing a remotely operated combination
vacuum and pressure pump. This allows allows the technician to alternate
between vacuum and pressure cycles while inside the vehicle, so that the
repair process can be observed easily.
The system’s stainless steel injector features a “straight-through bore,”
allowing the technician to remove the quick-release hose coupler and then
press down directly on the break to aid the wicking process of the resin.
The bridge also is durable and easy to keep clean and the pump action
attachment cup keeps the assembly on the windshield, according to the
Booth G516: OETECH™Available in All Sizes
OETech is displaying its line of mouldings, which are available in both
single application and universal sizes. The company says the universal
mouldings meet OEM specifications for fit and finish; contain no lead
fillers; have a stabilizer bar for added support; are PVC-based; and resist
shrinking or fading. In addition, all the universal mouldings are available
in 100-feet rolls. OETech also offers a full line of fitted moldings in
aftermarket and OEM versions.
OETech also will feature its line of adhesives, which company officials
describe as being “formulated for today’s toughest aftermarket environments
while maintaining an OEM heritage.”
Booth G629: Delta Kits Introduces New Pit Resin
Delta Kits of Eugene, Ore., has released a new windshield repair pit resin,
144-14 Premium Pit Plus. The new pit resin utilizes technology that minimizes
air bubbles at the bottle tip, making it easy, according to the company.
It’s also designed to resist weathering and yellowing.
Booth N852: Blast That Backlite
The Inductor® Glass Blaster from Induction Innovations was designed
to remove a backlite in less than 10 minutes without collateral damage.
The company, which produces high-performance induction heat systems, offers
the system in the form of a U-series Glass Blaster attachment to be used
with the company’s flameless heat systems.
The tool also can be used to remove spray-on bedliners, SMC panels and
metal bond adhesives. The Glass Blaster is molded in impact- and flame-resistant
epoxy polymers and also features beveled tapered edges allowing the magnetic
fields to get close to the pinchweld on wider glass mouldings.
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