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U-POL Raptor High-Heat Engine Enamel

U-POL’s Raptor Engine Enamel ideal for use on engine blocks, engine accessories and other surfaces in the engine compartment.

U-POL Raptor High-Heat Engine Enamel
U-POL Raptor High-Temperature Caliper Enamel

U-POL’s Raptor High-Temperature Caliper Enamel ideal for customizing and extending the life of brake calipers.

U-POL Raptor High-Temperature Caliper Enamel
U-POL Raptor Roll Bar and Chassis Coating

U-POL’s Raptor Roll Bar and Chassis Coating is ideal for use on roll bars and chassis or any vehicle surface that needs additional protection from impact, abrasion, corrosion and water damage.

U-POL Raptor Roll Bar and Chassis Coating
U-POL Raptor High-Temperature Wheel Paint

U-POL’s Raptor High-Temperature Wheel Paint is ideal for alloy, steel and aluminum wheels.

U-POL Raptor High-Temperature Wheel Paint
U-POL Raptor Flame-Proof Paint

U-POL’s Raptor Flame-Proof Paint is ideal for use on exhaust manifolds, headers, exhaust systems and other areas that require protection from very high heat.

U-POL Raptor Flame-Proof Paint
U-POL Raptor Product System, Pt. 3: Texture Replacement

A wide range of atomization is needed to produce very fine textures for two-coat texture replacement.

Applying RAPTOR Protective Coatings

Join Jason Stahl as he explores these products with experts Kevin Lewis and Mark Thomas.

U-POL Raptor Rubberized Undercoating

Kevin Lewis of U-POL shows how to apply Raptor Rubberized Undercoating, a product that protects against rust and stone chips.

Overcoming Supply Chain Issues in Today’s World

Many legislative and environmental mandates have affected the collision repair industry over the last decade. To comply with such mandates, vehicle manufacturers continue to design vehicles with increasingly advanced electronics, ranging from Advanced Driver Assistance Systems that increase safety, helping people with everything from parking to driving, to the recent push for electric vehicles. They’ve

The Path to Increasing Throughput and Reducing Cycle Times Is Not A One Size Fits All Process.

Cycle time is one of the many metrics collision repair shops use to gauge their operational efficiency. Whatever can be done to shorten the time it takes to repair and return a vehicle to the consumer not only helps to achieve high customer satisfaction rates, but also maximizes throughput potential. There are a few paths

The Must-Knows and Must-Haves of Bedliner Application.

There are many bedliners available on the market today, ranging from drop-in bedliners to sprayable products. If you opt for a two-component sprayable option, you’ll want to make sure you take the necessary steps to get the most durable, protective finish for your job.  Proper preparation is key whether you are applying product to a