Tag Archives: Guest Blog

AGSC Social Media

December 14, 2020

Seth Maiman AGSC Director, Public Affairs The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) maintains a presence on several social media platforms to further its mission of … Read More

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Value-added Feature Help

September 29, 2020

Bob Beranek

Value-added features on many of today’s vehicles are so unnoticeable that they often don’t exist in the mind of the vehicle owner. When auto glass … Read More

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AGRSS Clarifications

January 30, 2020

Bob Beranek

What does Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standard (AGRSS) cover and what vehicles are exempt? All auto glass replacements are covered under the standard. However, the ‘permissible exceptions’ clause, as stated in section 7.2 of the standard under the heading, installation standards – rubber gasket, has caused confusion. Read More

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Prepping OE Pre-Primed Glass

June 24, 2019

“Recently we’ve seen an increase of original equipment (OE) glass purchases from dealerships. Why, because Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are being incorporated into new … Read More

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Repairable Breaks

November 27, 2018

Every repairable break is unique, and some repair professionals say a break or chip is like a snowflake. However, windshield breaks share certain characteristics that allow us to put them in generalized categories. Read More

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Internal Frit Preparation

July 16, 2018

Let me begin and end this post with one request. Invite your adhesive rep to visit and provide training for your technicians on what’s new with their products. Read More

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Converting Older Windshield Installations

June 16, 2018

I belong to several glass related technicians’ groups on Facebook and enjoy participating in discussions when I can. This past week a conversation brought back memories of my installer past and the old DW837/836 windshield. I thought I would share it with my readers this week. Read More

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Galvanic Corrosion

August 24, 2017

I get questions from techs in the field about galvanic corrosion regularly. This article discusses where we should look for corrosion when installing auto glass and what we can do to prevent it. Read More

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Finding Scratches

August 7, 2017

Sometimes, when installing glass in a vehicle with one (or more) previous installations, I notice that the previous tech primed some damaged areas, but missed some due to the presence of corrosion. I wonder how he missed such obvious scratches. Read More

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