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Aluminum Body is the new preferred vehicle body style. Our vendors have worked on creation of what equipment needs to be used for this vehicle. We are proud to say that Pro Spot aluminum repair products and Global Finishing Solutions are two of their preferred vendors for the aluminum repair work. Beacon Equipment is proud to represent both Pro Spot and Global Finishing Solutions. Below is information you need to transfer to Aluminum Repair.You will also find pricing information and program promotions in regards to your company. Your Beacon Equipment salesman or your Tasco Auto Color paint representative can help you also throughout this transition.
Beacon Equipment Resources will do all installation and training while working with your shop as it transfers to Aluminum Repair .
Ford Requires the Following Items for inclusion in the Aluminum Repair Program
1.Dedicated aluminum MIG welding system
•Specification: Welder must be 220v and equipped with Pulse MIG Technology.
2.Dedicated aluminum hand & power tools
•Specification: A small hand tool kit that contains all needed tools has been developed and is required tobe purchased through Rotunda.
3.Dedicated aluminum dent extraction system
•Specification: Dent extraction system must contain an aluminum stud welder, heat gun, pyrometer, aluminum hammers and dent extraction
4.Dedicated aluminum Wet Mix air filtration system
•Specification: Dust extraction system must be a Wet Mix technology system and can be a portable or central installed system.
5.Work area separation / isolated system
•Specification: Work separation can be an aluminum separation (curtain) system or a separate room. Aluminum vehicles undergoing repairs
must be able to be separated from vehicles undergoing steel repairs.
6.Specialized aluminum SPR rivet gun
•Specification: SPR Rivet gun must be approved by the Ford Paint and Body Technical Center. Currently only the Henrob and Pro Spot SPR
riveters are approved.