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Bodyshop Archive

Fast and flexible hand sanding with Mirka

The new WPF Next Gen is a paper abrasive for both wet and dry hand sanding. WPF Next Gen is easy to use and works well for both wet and dry applications on multiple surfaces.

New Bulb Pilers from Laser Tools

The new Bulb Pliers from Laser Tools (part number 7270) are designed to remove and install hard-to-reach and hard-to-remove bulbs fitted to cars, boats, planes, arcade games, vending machines and a multitude of electronic devices.

Polestar shows first details of new Polestar Space retail lab

The location of the first Polestar Space retail environment will be confirmed soon and when it opens, the Polestar Space will bring a new approach to automotive retail. Instead of traditional car dealerships, Polestar Spaces will be environments where customers will be able to physically interact with the modern digital brand. Polestar Spaces will be

The anatomy of a headlamp

Apart from when the bulb needs replacing, despite being central to both driver and pedestrian safety, the headlamp is probably one of the most overlooked parts of a vehicle. However, as this abbreviated article from the Tech World www.techworld.com technical website reveals, these components, on which motorists are completely reliant, are highly engineered, so what’s

First Line’s wiper solution makes things clear

In terms of the driver, one of the most important road safety elements is the ability to see clearly in adverse weather conditions, which is why when a wiper motor fails, the replacement component should be of premium quality. Amongst the various products available from First Line Ltd is a short range of direct replacement

Peugeot 205 GTI refurbished by apprentices

A Peugeot 205 GTI, featuring a 405 Mi16 engine, will make an appearance at this year’s CarFest South in the UK. The 205 GTI that has been restored and modified by a team of Peugeot apprentices, will be one of several models available for passenger rides, on which festival-goers can place bids as part of

Glasurit to exhibit at Automechanika

Glasurit, BASF’s premium paint brand is set to exhibit at Automechanika in Frankfurt Germany, September 11-15. Automechanika, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the automotive aftermarket takes place every two years alternating with the IAA (international automobile exhibition) – this year for the twenty-fifth time. The Glasurit booth will be part of the

Avoid costly repairs of headlight lenses with the new repair kit from Cromax

Stone chips, UV radiation, incorrect care and maintenance, and other mechanical influences can damage vehicle headlight lenses or cause them to go cloudy or yellow. This damage mars the headlights’ polycarbonate surface, which can negatively impact the amount of light transmitted and may increase the risk of accidents. Cromax says that thanks to its new

Cromax introduces Imron Fleet Line Sanding Surfacers P742 and P746

Cromax, one of the three global refinish brands of Axalta, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings has introduced Imron Fleet Line HS Sanding Surfacers P742 and P746 to its portfolio. Both 2K surfacers have been specifically formulated for large surfaces that need to be sanded and where a high-quality finish, like that

Fix Auto set to exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt

Fix Automotive Network (FAN) World is set to exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt, Germany from September 11-15, 2018. “Featuring the Fix Auto, NOVUS Glass and SRP brands in one exhibit is significant for us as we continue to develop our global aftermarket services network,” said Carl Brabander, Vice President of Marketing for Fix Automotive Network World.