Edward T. Staquet, senior technical support manager for LORD Corporation, has worked in the body shop industry for more than 40 years. He managed a body shop before joining LORD in 1992. A member of the I-CAR Hall of Fame, Staquet is a long-time I-CAR trainer and has served two three-year terms on the I-CAR International Board of Directors..
In the late 1930s and into the 1940s, fiberglass or FRP was available — but only being considered in very limited applications. Although one of the OEMs considered making deck lids of fiberglass in the late 1930s and early 1940s, they returned
Adhesives have been used in the automotive industry for a long time, and metal-to-rubber bonding has been used for vibration control devices in motor mounts for more than 100 years.
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