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News Archive 2016
Chief® Introduces Three-Phase, High-Amperage MIG/MAG Welder
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Chief has expanded its line of inverter synergic pulse MIG/MAG welders to include its first three-phase, high-amperage model, the MultiMig 621 . The MultiMig 621 can be used to weld and braze aluminum, galvanized sheet metal, stainless steel and high-strength steel.
Put Down the Chisel: New Chief® Vulcan Adhesive Debonding Unit Uses Infrared Heat to Separate Aluminum Panels
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
As automotive OEMs incorporate more aluminum, high-strength steel, carbon fiber and other "exotic materials" into their vehicle designs, they are also using new methods to join these materials together. Structural adhesives are used extensively in vehicles designed with aluminum, but are also becoming increasingly popular with OEMs in the manufacture of traditional steel-based vehicles.
Ford Approves Chief Fume and Dust Extractors for Aluminum F-150 Collision Repair
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Ford Motor Co. has approved Chief's new weld fume extractor and dust extractor for use when repairing collision damage on the aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup truck. The two shop tools are the latest additions to a long list of approved Chief collision repair products available through the Ford Rotunda Dealer Equipment program.
Globaljig® Presented by Chief® Super Rotax Bench to Debut at Northeast® 2016 Automotive Services Show
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Presented by Chief
Super Rotax bench will debut at the Northeast
2016 Automotive Services Show at the Meadowlands in New Jersey this weekend. The bench will showcase a new Maserati Ghibli in Maserati-approved repair fixtures in booth #649.
Chief Recognizes Leading Distributors
Monday, November 23, 2015
Seven Chief distributors from across North America were recognized for their sales performance at the company's annual distributor meeting Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.
GM Approves Chief Equipment for Repairing 2016 Cadillac CT6
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
GM has approved a family of Chief aluminum-specific tools and equipment to repair collision damage on the new Cadillac CT6. Chief's dust and fume extractors, aluminum dent repair station, MIG welder, collet set and structural holding package are the latest additions to a long list of
GM-approved Chief collision repair products.
Chief® to Show New Globaljig® Bench, Expanded Line of Collision Repair Equipment at NADA Expo
Thursday, March 10, 2016
From benches to MIG welders, rivet guns to aluminum repair equipment,
will show the latest structural repair equipment dealers need to keep pace with industry changes in booth #1960C at the NADA Expo April 1-3 in Las Vegas.
GM Approves New Chief Holding System for Repairing 2016 Cadillac CT6
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Chief's new Cadillac-approved CT6 holding system enables collision repair technicians to anchor the 2016 CT6 to a frame rack for sectioning.
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