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January 29, 2019 by Polyvance
Sure, you're familiar with Polyvance's line of industry-leading nitrogen plastic welders. But did you know that Polyvance also makes the industry's most popular raw bumper adhesion primer -- Bumper & Cladding Coat Adhesion Primer?
January 21, 2019 by Polyvance
The 1979 Firebird front ground effect had a four-inch crack and a broken tab. We used Polyvance's Mini-Weld Model 7 and R01 urethane welding rod to make the repair.
January 07, 2019 by Polyvance
Polyvance is proud to announce the launch of its very own smartphone app. The purpose of the app is to help technicians quickly identify plastics and the proper repair method.
December 12, 2018 by Polyvance
This 1970 Pontiac GTO Endura bumper is made of thermoset polyurethane molded over a steel frame. A bumper like this would be very expensive to replace, but it can be repaired with our airless plastic welder, urethane rod, and 2000 Flex Filler.
December 11, 2018 by Polyvance
Polyvance’s new 6204 Hot Spot cordless plastic stapler is ideal for holding broken plastic parts together so technicians can perform a permanent repair.
December 03, 2018 by Polyvance
Body shops can turn dented bumpers into profits with Polyvance's new 6148 Bumper Rollers kit. Most body shops throw dented bumpers away, unaware that they can be repaired. The 6148 Bumper Rollers kit makes it easier for technicians to push dents out and restore the sharp body lines common in today's complex plastic bumper covers.
November 05, 2018 by Polyvance
The 2018 SEMA Show took place October 30 - November 02 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Polyvance had a bigger booth this year, and more of our staff went to the show to help out. The show was a huge success!
October 17, 2018 by Polyvance
Polyvance is proud to announce the addition of its newest online plastic repair course, EPR-01 Estimating Plastic Repair, to their online training portal. Developed in partnership with Accountable Estimating, EPR-01 is an online, self-paced course designed to educate collision damage estimators and technicians on determining the repairability of damaged plastic parts.
October 10, 2018 by Polyvance
Polyvance is proud to announce its support of I-CAR’s new Sustaining Partner™ program. The purpose of the Sustaining Partner program is to bring the collision repair inter-industry together to support training with the goal of ensuring complete, safe, and quality repairs.
September 26, 2018 by Polyvance
Polyvance’s new 6074 Nitro Fuzer Accessory Shelf is designed to increase the functionality of Polyvance’s nitrogen plastic welders. The shelf mounts to the top of most Polyvance nitrogen plastic welders, opening up a lot of useful space to organize tools and welding rod.
August 28, 2018 by Polyvance
You may have noticed that Polyvance puts an emphasis on the adjustable flow control on our nitrogen plastic welders. All of our welders, including our low-cost 6049-C, have adjustable flow. Why is this such a big deal?
August 20, 2018 by Polyvance
Polyvance has just donated a 6057 nitrogen plastic welder to the Earnest Pruett Center of Technology (EPCOT), a local tech school.
August 13, 2018 by Polyvance
Addressing an industry-wide need for education on plastic part damage assessment, Accountable Estimating has joined forces with Polyvance, to introduce the industry’s first course on the topic.
July 27, 2018 by Polyvance
Agricultural tanks serve a variety of purposes. They can easily be damaged, especially when you consider all of the heavy equipment often used around them.
July 20, 2018 by Polyvance
Kayaks take a beating when going up against rough waves, rocks, and narrow passages. Weathered kayaks that are often exposed to UV rays are more prone to cracks. We have just released a new video that will show you how to repair a crack on a kayak using an airless plastic welder.
July 13, 2018 by Polyvance
Many heavy trucks have thermoplastic bumpers and side panels which can be repaired with Polyvance's plastic repair and refinishing products.
July 02, 2018 by Polyvance
Polyvance is proud to announce the immediate availability of our new the 6049-C Nitro Fuzer Lite. With an MSRP of $1,995.00, this welder is our most accessible nitrogen plastic welder.
June 29, 2018 by Polyvance
The 2018 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference was held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
June 21, 2018 by Polyvance
Polyvance responds to GM's recent position statement on plastic bumper repair on ADAS-equipped vehicles.
June 04, 2018 by Polyvance
The mirrors on the Ford heavy-duty pickup line (F-250 through F-550) have an MSRP of over $1,100, so it seems a waste to replace one just because the exterior finish is scuffed and scratched. In this photo sequence, we'll take you through the process of restoring the textured finish on this expensive plastic mirror assembly.