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Windshield Repair Journal

TECHNICAL WINDSHIELD FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Laminated glass is layers of toughened glass and plastic. When laminated glass is broken it is held in place by an interlayer typically made of polyvinyl butyral (PVB), in between its two (or more) layers of glass, which crumble into small pieces. The interlayer keeps the layers of glass bonded even when broken, and its toughening prevents the glass [...]

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Safelite Makes False and Misleading Statements in Lawsuit Reply

Safelite filed their Reply in Support of its Motion to Dismiss in late January. Safelite, who is being sued for false advertising, just showed they cannot help themselves when it comes to making false statements. Like the saying goes, "one lie leads to another". Their attorney also does not know the difference between a [...]

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Safelite Lawsuit Motion to Dismiss Response

Download the Full Response Here.ULTRA BOND FILES MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO SAFELITE'S MOTION TO DISMISSUltra Bond states: This is a straightforward case. Defendant Safelite Group, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries make up the largest retail operations in the country for vehicle glass repair and replacement (“VGRR”) services for windshield damage claims. Safelite is [...]

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Windshield Crack Repair Resin Stronger Than New Glass

New Tests AGAIN Show Ultra Bond Long Crack Windshield Repair Resins Stronger than New Windshield GlassIndependent Lab Testing over the last three months to meet the 2014 ROLAGS resin requirements showed that the mechanical strength of windshield glass is at least 52% stronger than new windshield glass after being cracked and repaired with Ultra Bond [...]

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Safelite Motions to Dismiss Lawsuit

Ultra Bond v SafeliteSafelite files motion to dismiss. Read the court documents.  Download the motion here.

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NWRA Honors Richard Campfield with President’s Award

Reno, Nev.—The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) honored Richard Campfield by awarding him with its first President’s Award at a ceremony last week in Reno, Nev., during Auto Glass Week™ ’15.Campfield is one of the NWRA’s founding members and was deeply involved in the development of the association’s original Recommended Practice for Windshield Repair and [...]

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Ultra Bond Sues Safelite - Full Complaint

Download the Complaint (ZIP Format) You are accessing this page by signing up to receive future updates on the lawsuit.  If you know someone who may be interested infollowing the progression fo the lawsuit, please go here to sign up.

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CNN: Auto insurers accused of pushing cheap and sometimes dangerous windshield repairs

BREAKING: Auto insurers accused of pushing cheap and sometimes dangerous repairs(CNN) Car repair shops say auto insurance companies are coercing them to use cheap parts and sometimes dangerous practices to fix vehicles involved in accidents.Headlights held together by glue, dented rims and a new hood that's already coming apart are among the kinds of parts [...]

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Minnesota orders Insurance Company to Cease and Desist from Using Safelite Solutions

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, pursuant to Minn, Stat. § 45.027, subd. 6 (2014), that Respondents shall pay to the state of Minnesota a civil penalty in the amount of $150,000,00. IT IS, FURTHER ORDERED, pursuant to Minn. Stat. §45.027, subd. 5(a) (2014), that Respondents shall cease and desist from using Safelite Solutions, or any [...]

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Campfield's Initiatives to Become ANSI Standards

Two initiatives that NWRA president Richard Campfield brought to the NWRA Board will become ANSI Standards. Initiative #1: About a year ago Campfield began lobbing the board to acquire the equipment to fracture test, compare and publish the results of OE versus Aftermarket windshields identical to the fracture test that his Edgeguard affiliated company did [...]

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   Fundamentals of Windshield Repair Adhesives
   Repairable Windshield Damage
   Windshields are Made to Crack
   Windshields Repair Standard (ROLAGS)

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