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BLOODHOUND – POSSIBLE ELECTRIC POWER

Bloodhound, the British 1000 mph jet and rocket-powered land speed record challenger, is planning to convert at least one of its most important functions to electric power – if a suitable technical partner can be found. The project’s technical...

LLUMAR CAR ARMOUR

Options available to protect your pride and joy paint finish from stone chips or scratches has become big bushiness in today’s market place. Paint Protection Film (PPF), for vehicle protection, has rocketed in popularity over the last several years,...

EDITOR’S BYTE By Ian Groat

Perhaps you haven’t been taking much notice of my vigorous sounding off about the poor state of our insurers’ labour rates being awarded to collision repairers across the country. This year I have spent an awesome amount of time...

ISLE OF MAN 2017-07-10

In the110 years of the Isle of Man TT road races there has never been a shortage of brave hearts that want to come and race, man and machine against time.  But this years annual event was dogged by...

WORLDSKILLS FINAL COUNTDOWN TO ABU DHABI UNDERWAY

It has been a hive of activity in the local Car Painting competition over the last six months. Competitors have been required to show their knowledge and skills as they vie for the privilege to represent South Africa in...

COATINGS NEWS – ULTIMATE SPEED WITH NO COMPROMISE ON PERFORMANCE

D8175, Rapid Performance Clearcoat, is not just another fast clearcoat. Through extensive research and development, using the latest game-changing clearcoat technology, PPG has developed a clearcoat that is not only faster than other fast drying clearcoats, but also performs...

NEW NORTON MESHPOWER – POWERFUL DUST EXTRACTION

Demand for a cleaner working environment, better quality finish and reduced consumable cost has led to Norton MeshPowerTM: the latest sanding solution from Saint-Gobain Abrasives. Developed to create a virtually dust-free working environment, the product range features a MeshPowerTM...

REDUCED COMPRESSED AIR CONTAMINATION WITH ARTIC DRIERS

High quality inline filter casings and the elements they contain, are an essential part of compressed air treatment. They are the primary defence for removing condensed water, particles, oils and vapours along with other debris, before it clogs and...

NEW SUPPLIER OF AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT

Based in Wynberg, Johannesburg, Car Automotive Equipment aims to provide equipment, service and support automotive collision repairers across the SADC region. Raj Ramsammy from Car Automotive Equipment (CAE), will provide the technical knowledge as he has two decades of back-up...

AUTOMOTIVE PAINT CENTRE FULL STEAM AHEAD WITH YATU

Automotive Paint Centre, who are based in Prospecton, Durban, took a big knock when the main freeway flooded with rain water which Kwazulu-Natal experienced late last year. Suleman Joosab from Automotive Paint Centre said that their computers and stock were floating...