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What’s the biggest benefit of 3M™ Cubitron™ II abrasives? Time saved. Watch this fun head to head competition to see what we mean. What will you do with the time and money you save?

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Revolutionary: The X-nozzles are taking atomization to a whole new level.

Noticeably quieter: Whispering nozzle™ due to optimized air flow geometry, reduced noise level in the relevant sound frequency ranges.

Individual: Matches each application requirement, such as specific characteristics of the paint system, climatic conditions and application method (application speed/application control).

Precise: Optimized material distribution for enhanced spraying uniformity and atomization with both spray fan shapes.

Low maintenance: No air distribution insert required, thus also ensuring a much easier and faster cleaning process.

Consistent: Constant fan size across the entire nozzle spectrum (within the range of each respective atomization technology) with linear increases of the material flow rate. 

Efficient: The optimized atomization concept enables to realize considerable material savings using the same application method as before.

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Satajet X 5500


The StaticZap (Part # DF-EZAP) from Dent Fix Equipment is an anti-static device that keeps the surface clean during the paint process to avoid unnecessary reworking and buffing, saving both time and money.
Static attracts dust and unwanted particles, making it very difficult to keep surfaces clean and causing blemishes in the paint’s finish and other work surfaces. It’s absolutely essential to eliminate static from the environment—at every stage of painting—in order to avoid costly reworking.

The StaticZap incorporates the efficiency and power of an air amplifier with the proven technology of corona ionization to produce a highly effective anti-static blow-off gun. Perform the anti-static blow off before starting and at every stage in the painting process to eliminate fisheyes and produce a finish that looks like glass.

The two-minute anti-static process will help reduce the time needed for wet sanding and buffing which saves time on prep work and also cuts down on labor and materials.

The Kit includes a lightweight, durable gun, rechargeable lithium ion battery, two emitter pins, and safety keys.

Link to Purchase:
Phone: 310-349-1940

To ensure good adhesion over a bare plastic substrate requires that it be cleaned properly and coated with adhesion promoter before application of an undercoat. This standard operating procedure (SOP) covers using PPG’s National Rule VOC system for preparing unprimed plastic. The system features four essential products from PPG's OneChoice® line of specialty products: SU4901 Clean and Scuff Sponge, SU4902 Plastic Adhesion Wipe, SU4903 Advanced Plastic Bond — also available as an aerosol, product code SUA4903 — and SXA103 Multiprep Cleaner.

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The very first Maverick of Color to represent the Matrix Automotive Finishes brand, Ryan Evans of Count’s Kustoms, talks what it takes to be a Maverick in the custom world and in collision repair. And, he shares his opinion of who was chosen for 2019. Congratulations Lonny Speer of Las Vegas’s Count’s Kustoms, Jason Vander Woude of NSD Paintwerks in Lynwood, Illinois, and Bill “Elvis” Stull of Kuzin’s Kustoms Paint & Body in Custer, WI.

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Improve Cycle Time and Increase Profits with PointX™

PointX Estimating and Diagnostics improves cycle time, increases profits, and reduces supplements with confident estimating.

PointX includes a new generation of technology, both in the carbon fiber hand-held measuring device and Vision2 PointX software.


Under Vehicle Measuring

PointX can be used for point-to-point, absolute and 3D measuring, providing quick and accurate diagnostic measuring data. Automatic height calculations speed up the measuring process, resulting in increased throughput and a decrease in your “Key to Key” cycle time.

Upper Body Measuring

From radiator support and tail light pockets, to door openings, the PointX measuring device with comprehensive data and Vision2 software, will impact your supplement ratio-reducing cycle time and increase your revenue.

Benefits of PointX

  •  •   Upper body Point-To-Point measurement capability — measure the entire vehicle.
  •  •   Bluetooth communication with Vision2 PointX Software — no need for cords or cables.
  •  •   Electronic documentation with printed report – Get paid for your work.
  •  •   Three dimension under vehicle measuring.
  •  •   Lightweight, efficient and easy-to-use carbon fiber measuring arm.
  •  •   Features Car-O-Data™, the world’s most comprehensive vehicle database.

For more information about PointX, visit or call 800-521-9696


In this video from SEMA 2018, Mike Verbosh of Reliable Automotive Equipment, Inc. demonstrates the Wielander & Schill XPress 800 Modular Riveting System. A 8mm flow-form rivet is used. Reliable Automotive Equipment, Inc. was granted approval by Jaguar and Land Rover for using this riveting system as OE certified repair equipment.

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ASTRA-Robaina introduces their new scissor lift / car dolly system to North America. This innovative mobile and compact scissor lift is a low profile system that allows most vehicles to drive over, the lift arms swing out and lift pads slide on. Next step, connect the foot pump to your shop air hose and begin lifting. As soon as the tires of the vehicle are no longer touching you can then connect the caster dolly wheels to use as a full body car dolly or lift to the desired work height. Great for body shops in technician stalls or for estimating, general automotive repair, tire / brake shops, detail departments, classic restoration shops, home garages and more. Easy to use, no electrical connections needed. Dual opposing ram safety system. A great way to get the vehicle mobile or lifted to comfortable work heights. Exclusively available through Robaina Direct. Resellers wanted, contact us at
Robaina Direct LLC

The Equalizer® Raptor™ is the world’s best auto glass removal tool designed to save auto glass without damage to the pinchweld or paint, and can be used with wire or reusable cord to remove all types of auto glass. The Equalizer® Raptor™ features our AirForce™ Technology that improves the power of the vacuum cup and eliminates the need for manual pumping, creating a quick and completely secure seal to the glass so the Raptor™ stays in place and resists sliding on the toughest removals. The Equalizer® Raptor™ is the preferred method for R&I’s which saves cycle time by doing the job yourself and increases profits by keeping the labor in shop.

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The Touch electronic measuring system allows you to quickly perform body structural (including upper body, under body, and body side openings), mechanical parts measurements, vehicle damage analysis, and efficiently create accurate repair plan documentation. Pre- and post-repair documentation ensures that collision repair facilities have the information necessary to ensure proper repairs have been completed.

Touch electronic measuring system focus points:

• Fast and easy setup. Be measuring in minutes.
• Measure vehicles on any lift, bench, frame rack, or with the vehicle on the ground.
• Simple and intuitive software interface.
• Damage analysis documentation that is simple to understand.
• Under-body, upper-body and body-side opening and mechanical parts measurements.
• Ability to add user specified measurement points to the software.
• Vehicle repairs can be completed on any straightening bench.
• Measuring options include loaded and unloaded suspension measurements.
• Real-time measurements during each pull to ensure precise straightening processes.
• Repair documentation for pre- and post-repairs.

No other system compares when it comes to flexibility, speed and the exacting accuracy provided by the Touch electronic measuring system. Schedule your demo today by contacting us at:

Spanesi Americas, Inc.
123 Ambassador Dr. STE 107
Naperville, IL 60540


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