New materials call for new joining techniques

Richard Perry of Chief Automotive shows off the company's latest welding equipment.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 6, 2015 — The new era of “exotic” materials calls for new methods of joining, both at the OEM and on the shop floor. Chief Automotive Technologies hosted trade press reporters recently to showcase new joining tools the company is making available. The day-long session provided some fascinating […]

Virtual technology aids in learning to weld advanced materials

Richard Perry of Chief Automotive (right) helps a journalist set up equipment at a recent media event. Collision Repair magazine was the only Canadian publication present.

by Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 5, 2015 — Chief Automotive recently hosted a meeting at its headquarters in Madison, Indiana. The purpose of the gathering: Introduce a new line of joining tools collision repair centres can use to keep up with the industry-wide shift to more advanced materials. The biggest news in the […]