Customer Spotlight: G&L Windshield Repair

Company name: G&L Windshield Repair Owners: Lynda Folck, Glen Folck Jr. and Glen Folck III City/State: Whiteford, MD Website: www.glwindshieldrepair.com Number of years in business: 27 years How did you choose GlasWeld? After researching other windshield repair companies such as Novus, which was a franchise, we found GlasWeld to be the most affordable and cooperative. We bought the kit and …

Why we love the Polishing Compound

Lets face it, glass scratch happens. Whether it’s mishandling to production issues, or normal everyday use, glass scratch is inevitable. However, the solution is clear. Our commitment to fixing damaged glass is as strong as it was 33 years ago. Our polishing compound is a key element to successful glass scratch removal. Used with the Gforce tool, heat and friction …

Customer Spotlight: Clearview Automotive

Thank you, Stephen Iozzia, for being a loyal customer and sharing your experience with our headlight repair tools. 1. How did you get into headlight repair?   Being an automotive technician for over 30 years, I’ve noticed plastic headlight lenses oxidize over time so I thought this would be a great service to offer.  2. How has Gclear changed your …

Extend The Life of Your Seals

Injector seals that are working properly are vital for successful quality repairs, so it is important to understand when you should change the seals and how can you make the seals last as long as possible. Some of the things that shorten the life of your seals are lack of or infrequency of maintenance to the equipment, using inferior resins or …

What is ProVac Technology?

Patented ProVac technology is something you will find in all of the GlasWeld Injectors. In a nutshell it refers to the ability to pull a strong vacuum, but also sustain it while injecting resin. Most windshield repair systems employ either a screw thread system or a basic vacuum system. In either case, the vacuum is lost when injecting resin with …

Start A Glass Repair Business

Are you looking for a new, independent career opportunity? The Mobile Technician business is fairly easy to start and can be very profitable. Why GlasWeld? GlasWeld has been a leading supplier of mobile technician equipment and supplies, supported by industry leading training and customer support for over 30 years. We understand the business and provide the tools to assist our …

Why Is a Strong Vacuum Important?

Why is a strong vacuum important? Any quality windshield repair starts with pulling a strong vacuum. Why is that so important? Well, most if not all repairs trap air and moisture. If resin is injected into the repair before removing all of the air and moisture three things may happen. 1. Air bubbles may get trapped in corners, legs or …

Keeping Pace With the Fire Resistant Glass Market

A senior market research consultant at Eastman Chemical Company posted this release yesterday via LinkedIn: The fire resistant glass market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 11.0% between 2014 and 2019 and is estimated to generate the global market size of around $6.0 billion by 2019. The building & construction is the largest application of fire resistant …

A Brief History of Windshields

Did you know that the concept for glass windshields originated right around 1904? We found an article which nicely outlines the history of windshields. Here it is, in part, under the title A Clear View: History of Automotive Safety Glass: Early cars were little more than motorized buckboards but it didn’t take long for drivers to determine they’d like a …