Collision Repair & Refinish

WyoTech to Unveil Custom 1964 Ford Truck on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 1:00pm, Booth #12573 in North Hall

WyoTech is proud to announce the unveiling of a custom 1964 Ford truck that was built by WyoTech students and faculty at the Blairsville, Pa. campus. The truck will be revealed for the first time at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5 in the WyoTech booth #12573. Sarah Burgess will be on hand to assist with the unveiling. Burgess races a 750 horsepower Ford Mustang in the Xtreme Drift Circuit and is sponsored by WyoTech.

“This project showcases the skills and training that WyoTech offers at several of our schools across the United States,” said Michael Stiglich, division president of WyoTech. “We’re excited to unveil the truck to the SEMA show attendees.”

BASF to showcase the Ultimate 1967 Camaro from Ultimate Auto at SEMA

BASF to showcase the Ultimate 1967 Camaro from Ultimate Auto at SEMA

What: The Ultimate 67’ Camaro from Ultimate Auto, painted with “Ruthless Red” from the Carizzma Collection from BASF

When: Nov. 5-8 at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas

Where: The BASF SEMA Booth #21441

Background:

The “Ultimate 67” Camaro is a blend of the classic muscle car with a modern street machine. This Camaro was treated to a host of body modifications, including hand fabricated, widened rear fenders, sectioned and recessed bumpers, a new front valance and splitter below the custom grill, new lower rockers that blend the original body lines with the widened rear fenders and also house the exhaust outlets for the custom Borla exhaust.

BASF to showcase 1932 Muroc Roadster from Chip Foose at SEMA

BASF to showcase 1932 Muroc Roadster from Chip Foose at SEMA

What: A 1932 Muroc Roadster “Magnatude” from Chip Foose painted with Butterscotch Pearl with Champagne Metallic from Glasurit 90-Line by BASF

When: Nov. 5-8 at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas

Where: The BASF SEMA Booth #21441

Background:

This 1932 Muroc roadster, Magnatude, is actually a custom build of an old Foose design from 2001. Jerry Magnuson, owner of Magnatude, bought a fendered Muroc Roadster from Kugel Komponents when they were first available, mostly using it as a test vehicle for his successful Magnacharger supercharger program. He made a few upgrades, such as hidden headlights in the front fenders and an engine blower with built-in inner-cooler. When it came time for Jerry to finish the vehicle, he contacted Foose Design.

New 3M™ PPS™ SUN GUN™ II Gives Estimators, Body Repair Experts, Painters and Detailers a Powerful Weapon to Deliver the Perfect Paint Finish

New 3M™ PPS™ SUN GUN™ II Gives Estimators, Body Repair Experts, Painters and Detailers a Powerful Weapon to Deliver the Perfect Paint Finish

- Put the Power of the Sun in the Palm of Your Hand -

LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – From the initial estimate to the final detailing, a perfectly repaired or restored vehicle requires a complete understanding of the damage, paint color and condition, and post-repair paint surface. In many body shops, this can be a challenge under harsh interior lighting or changing natural light.

Now, 3M is bringing bright daylight to wherever a shop professional needs it with the introduction of the new 3M™ PPS™ SUN GUN™ II Light Kit. The new 3M PPS SUN GUN II provides a wide, even light beam to illuminate pre- and post-repair paint surfaces for accurate estimates and the best quality repair.

Finding the Right Pad for Compounding and Polishing Jobs Just Got a Lot Easier

Finding the Right Pad for Compounding and Polishing Jobs Just Got a Lot Easier

3M™ Perfect-It™ Quick Connect System Offers New Six- Inch Pad
for Small Panels, Hard-to-Reach Areas

LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Time is money in a body shop, and every innovation that improves productivity is a welcome addition to a repair technician’s toolbox. That’s why 3M Automotive Aftermarket is expanding its 3M™ Perfect-It™ Quick Connect System with new six-inch pads for contoured panels, large and small panels, bumpers, door jambs, hard-to-reach spots and recessed areas.

New 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Disc Allow Users to

New 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Disc Allow Users to
Level Surface Defects on Clear Coat and Greatly Reduce Pigtails

- Long-lasting disc features improved coating for extended performance -

LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Looking for an easier way to get that perfect finish on clear coat? Look no further than the new 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Discs, specially formulated with an improved coating that levels surface defects, requires less buffing and rework and reduces pigtails for a perfect finish on clear coat.

Developed by 3M automotive experts to meet paint and body professionals’ requests for an abrasive product that delivers a perfect finish on increasingly harder clear coats, the new 3M™ Purple Finishing Film Discs combine 3M’s abrasive coating technology with innovative design that greatly reduces pigtails in the sanding process.

No More Compounding….Really!

No More Compounding….Really!

New 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1 Paint Finishing System Eliminates Need for Compounding
And Delivers One-Step, High-Gloss Finish

LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Almost any paint professional would agree, compounding is the most difficult step in the traditional paint finishing process. The time, the heavy polisher, the mess of the rubbing compound – it all adds up to a significant speed bump in the process of delivering a high-quality paint finishing job.

To remove that speed bump, 3M Automotive Aftermarket has re-invented the paint finishing process to eliminate the compounding step – thanks to an advanced paint finishing system that features 3M™ Trizact™ abrasives and 3M™ Perfect-It™ 1 Finishing Material. The new 3M Perfect-It Paint Finishing System replaces messy compounds and heavy polishers with a 3M Trizact abrasive disc and DA sander. This new process delivers one-step, high-gloss finishing on today’s automotive paints.

Cutting Edge Technology Comes to the Body Shop

Cutting Edge Technology Comes to the Body Shop

New Advancement in Automotive Abrasive Technology Gives Body Technicians an Edge
In Paint Removal, Body Filler Rough Shaping and Feather Edging

LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – Sandpaper is sandpaper, right? Not anymore. A new cutting-edge innovation in abrasive technology will now provide a faster cut rate and longer functional life for body shop technicians.

The 3M™ Cubitron™ II Clean Sanding Hookit™ Disc is a revolutionary advancement in automotive abrasive technology. It features 3M Precision-Shaped Grain Technology that provides faster cutting for paint removal, the early sanding stage in small or large area body repairs, body filler rough shaping and feather edging and ultimately lasts long and delivers a finer, more uniform finish.

Meet the New Generation of Spraying Innovation

Meet the New Generation of Spraying Innovation:

New Addition to 3M™ Accuspray™ System
Simplifies Spraying of Coatings Requiring a 1.4 mm Atomizing Head

LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – The family of 3M™ Accuspray™ System HVLP spray guns is growing with a new generation of innovation – adding the new 3M™ Accuspray™ HG14 spray gun for the application of coatings requiring a 1.4 mm atomizing head.

This innovative HVLP system, which combines a replaceable atomizing head and 3M™ PPS™ technology, delivers premium performance at a fraction of the cost and effort, can provide exceptional results through excellent atomization, resulting in high transfer efficiency and a large, usable spray pattern with low overspray. It is designed to help improve productivity, reduce solvent consumption and minimize clean-up time.

The new 3M Accuspray HG14 spray gun can help:

New Application Innovation from 3M Automotive Aftermarket Offers New Technology for Texturing Panels

New Application Innovation from 3M Automotive Aftermarket Offers
New Technology for Texturing Panels

3M Body Protection System Features 3M™ Accuspray™ HGP Spray Gun and
3M™ Rocker Protector Pouch for Fast, Efficient Delivery
Of Low Viscosity Coatings to Vehicle Rocker Panels, Undercarriage

LAS VEGAS (November 5, 2013) – For automotive professionals matching textures on rocker panels, spraying these finishes has always been a challenge. And the current technology for applying these textured coatings and undercoatings means painters struggle with coating thickness, overspray, product waste and cleanup.

The new 3M Body Protection System is reinventing how repair technicians spray textured finishes found on today’s vehicles for rock protection and sound deadening. The innovative 3M Body Protection System helps painters spray low viscosity textured finishes with fine, medium, coarse and splattered patterns.

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