The Heat Exchanger is the fastest and safest way to cool windshield damage before starting the repair. Place on hot glass to effectively transfer heat from the windshield to the Delta Kits Heat Exchanger.

  • 2” Surface diameter
  • Anodized 7075 T6 Aircraft Aluminum Alloy
  • Radial cooling provides 21% more surface cooling area than solid block heat sinks

Replaces Part Number: HX1000

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Tactics for Controlling Glass Temperature

Mobile windshield repair technicians are often not afforded the luxury of having a climate controlled work environment in which they can perform their services, so controlling glass temperature is an ongoing concern. While there is no perfect outdoor solution, there are several procedures that may be used to safely keep the temperature of a windshield within the optimal temperature range of 70 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the repair process.

Warming a Windshield for Repair

If the ambient air temperature is 50°F the windshield could be that same temperature. The glass could also be more than 10 degrees colder if it is in the shade and/or if the ambient temperature had been lower earlier in the day. Conversely, it could be over 20 degrees warmer if the vehicle is in direct sunlight. Check the temperature with a digital thermometer before you warm it up and then do one or more of the following:

Start the car and turn the defroster fan and temperature control to high.

Some technicians get nervous about this, but assuming the vehicle is not already warm, in which case the glass would already be reasonably warm, the defroster will begin blowing cool air and gradually warm up as the vehicle’s engine warms up.  This is a great way to warm the inside of the glass and keep it warm throughout the repair process.

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Training and Tradeshows

This windshield repair training is a hands-on, intensive, one day course designed to take your repair quality to the next level. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned pro, this class is right for you!

Our team of experienced technicians are dedicated to offering the highest standard of training in the windshield repair industry. During the Delta Kits Training and Certification course, technicians are trained to follow ROLAGS (Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standards), the industries best practices. Delta Kits Training and Certification covers all technical aspects of windshield repair and will take you from never having completed a repair, to being among the best technicians in the industry. The marketing and insurance billing discussion is designed to help you become more successful in your windshield repair business.


Who are our experts:

Brent Deines was originally trained by a Novus Methodman in 1987 and is NWRA certified. He has extensive experience repairing windshields and restoring headlights in a variety of climates and conditions. Deines has owned several auto glass repair and replacement businesses in Montana and Oregon and is currently the President and CEO of Delta Kits where he helped develop the company’s headlight restoration program and started the company’s windshield repair training and certification program in 1995.

Korey Gobin, Delta Kits sales manager, is NWRA certified and has been training individuals as well as large groups in the art of professional windshield repair and headlight restoration since 2008. Gobin is actively involved in the Repair of Laminated Automotive Glass Standard and in 2011 was awarded the Mobile Tech Windshield Repair Person of the Year. Korey serves on the ROLAGS committee and has traveled extensively throughout the USA, Canada, and Mexico to promote high quality standards for windshield repair and headlight restoration. He is affectionately known by his customers as the “Go to Guy” for windshield repair.

Graham Watson, is one of the original Novus Technicians in the UK since 1988 and since then has been running a very successful windscreen repair service in the UK. In 2008 Graham was named Windshield Repair Person of the year at the Mobile Tech Expo, an award he is very proud of as it is voted for by his peers in the trade. For the past 10 years, Watson has been active training technicians for the repair industry and specializes in advanced training for techs with previous experience, during this time he has been lucky enough to work with people from many different countries. His passion for helping others carry out the best quality repairs possible shows in the time he spends offering advice on different trade forums as Screenman.