body work Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Pre-Inspection And Scan: A Necessary Practice

You’ll be glad you did a pre-inspection of the vehicle after you deliver it back and hear: “It was working before.”

Skipping Scan Procedures: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You

Skipping pre- and post-repair scans or other electronic procedures can cost you time and money as well as your reputation.

Understanding Micro Scratches

A detailing expert shares tips for these common surface issues.

MIG Welders

As I’ve said many times before, “Collision technicians are an interesting mix of both scientist and artist.” 

CREF Recognizes 163 Schools For ‘Collision School Career Readiness’

The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) recognized 163 schools with its new designation program called the “Collision School Career Readiness Benchmark.”

The Body Work Evolution Of Masking Solutions

To start, let’s loosely define the purpose of masking. I would sat it’s to protect the masked object. Protect it from what? In the paint shop, we focus on overspray protection, but there are other activities in the body shop that make protecting the masked object necessary.

Body Shop: Fixing Dents In Aluminum

By now, we’ve all heard about aluminum repair and the cost of training and equipment. You all have your opinions on how feasible and viable it is. Many are evaluating whether it’s worth the money and time. I can’t answer these questions for you, since the variables are across the board. People tell me all the time that “It’s not hard, just different” does not apply. And I’m here to tell you it’s not hard, but it is different. Very different.