New lighter materials are used with repairs now

Posted on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 , 04:09:20 byDan

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New lighter materials are used with repairs now

Most of repair agents these days use a lot of high-strength low-weight materials both for repairs and construction of new cars as well, which is quite a good thing and we will tell you why. There are several solutions offered for the mass market and here we can mention high-strength steel or aluminum, and carbon fiber. These are easier to use in comparison to conventional steel and plastic. These are lighter which make the vehicle a lot more efficient. The rigidity is more powerful and this is why, overall the car is safer. There has been a report published that refers to the high costs an owner has to pay to get his vehicle to get repaired using these materials. The problem is not just the one regarding the costs, but also different repair services might not have the necessary manpower needed to get it fixed. I might refer to the knowledge regarding special repair techniques required when these types of materials are involved. This is one of the reasons for which a lot of owners prefer using non-original spare parts which are in fact made of non-high materials that, of course, do not have the same properties. It is more then obvious that this is not the best idea, but it is still something. The parts that have a more complicated shape will be harder to develop, but are easier to achieve with lower costs, which is what everyone is looking for. A curvy panel that is damaged will be very hard to fix, just because of the complexity of the process that implies swapping these panels out for the new ones. There are a lot of owners that care for their cars and that would do anything to get them fixed with not a lot of money spent. This is all the info available on the new, special materials the engineers are using now.


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