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Description

Features of the Long Tapered Carbide Burs for auto glass and rock chip repairs

Available in two packaging options:

26060 Long Tapered Point .039 Carbide Bur Pkg of 5
Replaces Part Number: FG170L

26065 Long Tapered Point .039 Carbide Bur Pkg of 100
Replaces Part Number: FG170L100


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Tech Tips: Drilling and Burs

When do I drill? Which bur should I use? Are carbide burs really better than diamond burs? How about long tapered carbide burs vs round tipped? Those are three widely debated topics that we here at Delta Kits happen to know quite a bit about. By the end of this article, I hope to have cleared up any confusion still out there regarding any of these subjects.

“When do I need to drill a break?” The debate rages on. We at Delta Kits recommend drilling breaks only if you are unable to get the resin to flow into the break, or there are cracks longer than a couple of inches presents. In most cases, resin will be able to fill the break, even when there is very little glass missing from the impact point. Many technicians drill the break to create a large channel so the resin will flow more easily. This does speed up the repair, but it also affects the repair cosmetically. Each time you drill a break; there will be a visible drill hole.

It is up to you to decide if the cosmetic difference is worth the extra couple of minutes. To me, it is definitely worth the wait. But, sometimes you have to drill. Every once in a while you come across a chip that doesn’t have enough glass missing from the impact point to inject the resin. In those instances, just drill through the center of the impact point or air pocket. You may also want to drill the end of long cracks. By drilling the end of a crack, using your slide hammer to pop a mini bull’s-eye, and filling it with resin, you will stop the crack from growing.  Remember; do not drill past the first layer of glass. About 1/16 of an inch is as deep as you should ever…. Continue Reading

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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.

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Brent:
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:
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.

Bruce:
Bruce McDonald is the lead trainer at Delta Kits since 2009 and is NWRA certified. He was instrumental in developing the company’s current training and certification program. McDonald is constantly experimenting with a variety of tools and methods to keep his skills honed and uses his expertise to help new technicians become experts and achieve a higher level of quality. McDonald has trained over 600 windshield repair and headlight restoration technicians.

Graham:
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.