Articles by Edward T. Staquet

Not learning new repair methods can have devastating effects if cars are not repaired properly, both to the repair shoop's business and to the safety of the passengers.
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Some metals, such as aluminum, laminated steel and advanced high-strength steels, may be difficult or impossible to weld using conventional techniques.
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
Composites have had a long and ever-changing history.
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.