How To Get Your Shop Ready For Gas Catalytic

Posted by Gascat Dryers on Dec 4, 2018 9:02:52 AM
How To Get Your Shop Ready For Gas Catalytic Drying

Greg Gilmore, owner of Gilmore’s Collision Center, a shop dedicated to team building, continuous improvement in cycle times, and a higher quality of life, said his shop has reached its full potential for the first time in 70 years in a conversation with Fender Bender’s, Travis Bean.

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How Is Gas Catalytic Drying Different Than Electric Infrared Drying?

Posted by Gascat Dryers on Nov 26, 2018 10:22:23 AM

You’re probably familiar with Electric Infrared Drying, and you may have even heard of Gas Catalytic Drying. In the U.S., most auto-body shops depend on out-of-date paint drying processes– convection drying. And while the type of paint we’ve used has changed three separate times in the last 100 years, the drying process has not.

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Topics: Gas Catalytic Drying, GasCat Dryers, How Does Gas Catalytic Drying Work?

Benefits Of Gas Catalytic Drying For Your Body Shop

Posted by Gascat Dryers on Nov 19, 2018 10:17:25 AM

When it comes to running a body shop, the paint booth has always been one of the biggest constraints during daily operations. According to Simon Bowers in an interview with Fender Bender’s Andrew Johnson, “The recession caused me to look at my business costs differently.”

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Topics: Gas Catalytic Drying, GasCat Dryers, How Does Gas Catalytic Drying Work?

How Is Gas Catalytic Drying Different From Traditional Bake Cycles?

Posted by Gascat Dryers on Nov 5, 2018 9:35:01 AM

In the last 100 years of collision repair, a lot has evolved. We’ve progressed from tram gauges to computerized measuring systems, from brazing to spot welding, and from lacquer to waterborne. In fact, nearly every element of the collision repair process has changed. But, there is one aspect that has not– and that is how we dry paint.

Finally, even that has changed too.

Maybe you’ve heard the buzz around gas catalytic drying. Perhaps you’ve read some articles in the trades, or you have even seen one of these units at NACE or SEMA. What was once only a European technology, gas catalytic drying has steadily grown in popularity here in the states. As shop owners seek new ways to stay competitive in an increasingly difficult market, reduced cycle times and increased throughput are the first thing shop owners look to. And one of the easiest ways to reduce these is to reduce paint and material cure times. This is where gas catalytic drying really shines.

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Can A Gas Catalytic Dryer Be Added To My Paint Booth?

Posted by Gascat Dryers on Oct 22, 2018 6:53:00 PM

Here in the U.S., most auto-body shops are familiar with convection and electric infrared drying. It’s simple and has worked well for decades. However, the reconditioning industry is always evolving. And relying on out-of-date methods will leave you in the dust compared to the competition.

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How Does Gas Catalytic Drying Work?

Posted by Gascat Dryers on Oct 15, 2018 2:22:23 PM

Whether it’s convection or electric infrared, most body shops are familiar with the traditional paint dryers. However, have you heard all of the talk surrounding gas catalytic drying? The collision industry is evolving every single day. And while electric infrared and convection drying has worked well enough over the years, there’s a reason you may be hearing more about gas catalytic drying.

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Topics: Gas Catalytic Drying, GasCat Dryers, How Does Gas Catalytic Drying Work?