Too Hot to Handle: Ford says to keep EV batteries far from paint booths hotter than 60 C

Toronto, Ontario — Ford recently warned the collision repair industry about the dangers of exposing electric vehicle batteries to excessively high temperatures, specifically referencing those found in some body shops’ paint booths.   According to Ford’s latest On Target newsletter, excessive heat can damage high-voltage batteries (HVB) and high-voltage traction batteries (HVTB) in electric vehicles, hybrid […]

GFS reconfigures automotive paint booth line

      Osseo, Wisconsin — November 17, 2014 — Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has restructured their line of automotive paint booths, prep environments and mix rooms to fall under two categories—Ultra and Performer. The Ultra paint booths line will remain GFS’ premium option, including features such as a full-ceiling plenum, GFS’ exclusive controlled airflow ceiling, floor […]