Windshield Repair 101 - Making the Repair

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Windshield Repair 101
  1) Course Introduction - Pg 1
  2) Course Introduction - Pg 2
  3) Parts List - Pg 1
  4) Parts List - Pg 2
  5) Parts List - Pg 3
  6) Directions for Use
  7) Making the Repair - Pg 1
  8) Making the Repair - Pg 2
  9) Making the Repair - Pg 3


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Windshield Repair 101 - Making the Repair
Learn how to repair windshields with our free course on Windshield Repair. Know which Windshield Repair Kits are available and which kits fit your repair needs.

Be informed by seeing a comparison of the kits and processes before you begin, and be able to determine whether a windshield can be repaired or needs to be replaced.

These kits are used to repair bullseye, spider web, star, chip, and combination windshield damage. Some kits can repair cracks. See kit comparison chart for specifics.

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Making the Repair:

  1. Remove Assembly from Glass
    Remove the syringe from the pedestal by twisting and pulling the syringe at the same time.

    Us the safety razor to slowly cut around the base of the pedestal and adhesive disc flush with the glass. After working the blade under the adhesive disk all the way around, the disc and pedestal can be pulled from the glass. Scrape any remaining adhesive material from the glass surface with the safety razor.

    Wipe off residual resin from glass with a paper towel. Note; do not allow resin in towel to contact any painted surfaces.

  2. Apply Curing Strip
    Remove resin tube cap with tube tip slanted upward.

    While holding the resin tube in one hand and curing strip in the other hand, lightly squeeze a drop or two of the remaining resin onto the hole of the damaged area. Then quickly place curing strip over damaged area laying it against the glass from bottom to top. This will hold the resin in place and flatten it to the contour of the glass.

    Use the safety razor as a squeegee running it lightly over the curing strip to push any air bubbles out from under curing strip.

  3. Curing the Resin
    Move the vehicle to an open sunlight area in direct sunlight and let sit in sun for 15 minutes, or a minimum of 1 hour on cloudy days. Resin will cure from the natural UV light from the sun.

  4. Finishing Touches
    Once the resin has cured, remove curing strip by carefully peeling it away from windshield.

    Then gently scrape the resin from the surface of the glass using the safety razor with the blade at a 90 degree angle to the glass.

    Finish up by cleaning windshield again with an alcohol towelette or paper towel and an automotive glass cleaner.

  5. Note: This type repair may not completely obscure the blemish but it will be much less noticeable and the strength of the polymer adhesive will keep the cracks from spreading.

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