The Frame: Your vehicle’s skeleton onto which the body is built.
After a collision, the frame may need straightening using an automotive frame straightening machine.
Purpose: To reverse the inertia that came into the body from the collision.
Purpose: To re-install the panels properly and to ensure that the vehicle holds the road in true alignment.
At J & A: We use BlackHawk’s Power-Pro 2000 SL with a lifting capacity in excess of 9000 lbs.
BlackHawk – Shark
What it is: A computerized electronic measuring system for productivity improvements and the industry’s best speed and accuracy.
How it works: It relies on ultrasound technology providing “measure-as-you-pull” functionality that eliminates costly re-work.
At J & A: We use the Shark Collision Frame Measuring System.
RapidMatch™ Electronic Paint Formula Retrieval
Advanced optics vehicle colour measurement from 5 reflective angles.
The most up-to-date formula database, including Prime Variants and Special Formulas.
Match rating pointing to the most likely “blendable” match.
Provides the best formula that is the closest to the measured vehicle colour.
Filtered search minimizing the risk and providing help when tinting is necessary.
RapidMatch™ instrumentation integration with PaintManager™ program software.
Modern paint booths are equipped for two modes of operation: Paint Mode during the painting process & Cure Mode providing high temperature return air/outside air mixtures to a maximum of 170° F for high-quality baked-on finishes.
At J& A: We use the DeVILBISS Downdraft type Paint Booth
Spray booth technology provides an optimum environment for automotive paint refinishing.
The enclosed coach-like booth uses wide-surface lighting removing both reflections and shadows without changing colour tonality.
An automatic paint drying bypass system controls the temperature and recycles the already warmed air.
At J & A: We use SAIMA’s GAMMA Paint Booths
Spray gun technology has been refined for precision.
Using this technology, a uniform and perfectly shaped spray pattern can be applied softly and evenly.
Perfect atomization ensures brilliant finishes with rapid application speed.
At J & A: We use SATA’s 4000 B RP Digital Spray Guns.
Ask One of Our Collision Experts!
If you are in need of our services and have some questions, feel free to contact us by telephone or by using our e-mail form. We will be happy to hear from you.
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