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2014-09-09 20:20:17

MADISON, Ind., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Automotive Technologies has redesigned its website to make it easier for collision repair professionals to find the equipment and information they need to properly repair modern vehicles. The new chiefautomotive.com features distinct - but easily accessible - sections for Chief, Elektron and Chief University, so users can quickly navigate between measuring/pulling equipment, vehicle repair data, welders and training content. Photo -...

2014-07-14 16:20:20

MADISON, Ind., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As vehicle design and construction evolve, so too must collision repair procedures, equipment and shops. Learn the latest techniques for welding modern high-strength steels and aluminum by attending a free webcast presented by Elektron on July 17. Participants can register for "Welding Techniques for Today's Shop: Using the Right Equipment for the Right Weld," produced by Auto Body Repair Network (ABRN), at www.abrn.com/weldingtechniques....

2014-04-30 12:32:51

MultiMig 511 and 522 MIG/MAG Welders in Ford 2015 F-150 Collision Repair Program MADISON, Ind., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elektron's new MultiMig 511 and MultiMig 522 MIG/MAG inverter welders are designed to help technicians weld aluminum as easily as they weld steel. Both welders are included in the Ford 2015 F-150 Collision Repair Program. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140430/82462 The MultiMig 511 and MultiMig 522 MIG/MAG welders can weld and braze aluminum...

2014-04-10 12:21:36

Elektron MultiSpot M22 AL is featured in Ford 2015 F-150 Collision Repair Program MADISON, Ind., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elektron introduces two powerful new aluminum-capable stud welders for use in removing dents from aluminum hoods and body panels. The MultiSpot M22 AL is designed specifically for aluminum repair and is a featured component of the Elektron MultiTool Aluminum Dent Repair Station. The MultiSpot M25 AL is a high-output stud welder that can also be used on mild...

2014-04-07 16:20:32

MADISON, Ind., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz approves the Elektron(®) MULTISPOT(®) MI-100control T resistance spot welder with C-pliers (model MTC-6000) for use in performing approved spot welding on its vehicles around the world. The approval comes as part of the OEM's comprehensive re-evaluation and testing of its partners' equipment. All approved workshop equipment is listed in Mercedes-Benz's updated GSP Online Technics Information System (GOTIS). Photo -...

2014-03-25 16:20:40

MADISON, Ind., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elektron introduces worry-free welding with the collision repair industry's first fully automatic spot welding system: TrueAutoMode(TM). TrueAutoMode automates the welding process to provide perfect, OEM-approved spot welds every time. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/CL90561 "As vehicle manufacturers use a wider range of high-strength steels, exotic metals and proprietary manufacturing processes, repairing 'sheet metal' gets...

2014-02-04 16:21:42

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elektron's new MultiTool Aluminum Dent Repair Station is a complete mobile workstation equipped with the tools technicians need to properly repair dents in aluminum sheet metal body panels and hoods. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/CL58637 Because ferrous metal can contaminate aluminum and cause corrosion (leading to adhesion issues and paint failure), best practices for aluminum repair call for dedicated aluminum repair areas and...

2014-01-15 12:20:40

MADISON, Ind., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Co. has named Chief Automotive Technologies and Elektron approved collision repair equipment suppliers for the 2015 F-150 pickup truck that was unveiled Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Ford's F-Series has been America's best-selling vehicle for more than 30 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/CL46967 ) To improve fuel economy, Ford has significantly redesigned the F-150 to replace...


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