Bored and Stroked: SATA Canada offers SATAjet X 5500 exclusive for the Canadian market

Toronto, Ontario — SATA Canada is offering a custom-designed SATAjet X 5500–and it’s exclusive to the Canadian market. The “Bored and Stroked” special edition pays tribute to big block power and the glory days of the muscle car. According to SATA’s description, the custom SATAjet X 5500 features “famous engine call-out emblems from your favourite […]

What the Weld: DIY repairers put faith in $20 plastic weld tool

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Have you ever found yourself begging for a smaller plastic repair tool during bumper repairs? TikTok may⁠—or more likely, may not⁠—have a fix for you. A video shared by TikTok user @rachel_meaders features the BONDIC Laser Liquid Plastic Welder⁠—an itsy-bitsy plastic ‘welding’ tool that dispenses glue from one end while a UV […]

Strap In: ItalDesign files patent for motorcycle seat belt

Toronto, Ontario — Most people can agree that wearing a seat belt in a car just makes sense safety-wise. Motorcycles, on the other hand, are a whole different story. Mainly because strapping yourself to a 500 pound piece of metal doesn’t necessarily scream safety.  However, one company has designed a mechanism that could disrupt the […]

Tape Thing: Polyvance to offer 6480 Two-Inch Wide Magnetic Tape Spool

Toronto, Ontario — Polyvance announced it is now offering the two-inch ‘Tape Thing’ magnetic tape spool from Collision Edge. Polyvance offers two sizes of two-inch wide aluminum tape for holding broken plastic parts together while the parts are repaired with a plastic welder or adhesive. The tape is susceptible to being damaged if dropped on […]

Keen to Clean: WeCleanCovid19 launches Cleaning Cart developed with SATA

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— WeCleanCOVID19, a company delivering sanitization and disinfection solutions to multiple sectors nationwide, is offering its Covid Cleaning Cart developed in partnership with SATA Canada to the automotive industry. The Covid Cleaning Cart is a sanitization system that includes an atomization gun, using the company’s patented air filtration system, an air compressor that […]

Product Report: Polyvance releases UV Quick Patch

Rainsville, Alabama — Earlier this week. Polyvance unveiled its newest product technology with the UV Quick Patch. Polyvance’s new 2044-3 UV Fast Patch is a self-adhesive patch that cures quickly when exposed to UV light, forming a tough, fibre-reinforced patch that will create a long-lasting, temporary, or even permanent, repair. UV Fast Patch will stick […]

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Big Debut: Cox Automotive to launch Complete Retail

Mississauga, Ontario — Cox Automotive announced today the launch of Complete Retail–a revolutionary end-to-end digital retail experience that allows consumers are retailers to complete the shopping a buying processes from anywhere.  Cox Automotive Complete Retail is underpinned by and serviced through a suite of the auto industry’s most recognized, trusted, and connected solutions: Autotrader, Dealer.com, […]