Toby Chess

Toby Chess is an I-CAR program instructor, training specialist, and former salvage yard operator. Toby is universally known in the collision industry for his work with first responders and advocacy for body shops and consumers. He can be reached at tcspeedster@gmail.com.

Thursday, 19 September 2019 21:25

Kool Tools: Pre-SEMA 2019

Written by Toby Chess

I have been conducting I-CAR mobile welding tests for 15 years now.

I've taught nearly 6,000 techs in ten states and have driven over 400,000 miles. During these travels, I found a few things in common:


  • Many technicians have poor welding helmets.
  • Proper MIG gloves are not used; most of them are torn.
  • The majority of MIG welders being used today need to be scrapped.


Before SEMA starts, let's talk about MIG Welders as well as a new repair process using hot glue.


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