Volvo Excavator Lower Windscreen

We’re getting all technical down here at Service 8®, now broadcasting from our very own YouTube Channel. Steven Spielberg’s job is still safe. However, the channel will give an alternative avenue for technical Blog’s. Actions can sometime speak louder than words and in addition it can be a more interesting that reading. This short Youtube illustrates how […]

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Limited Auto Glass Suppliers

Edit: 04/09/18 It appeared PGI had been loosing business for some time and challenged the methods some groups had used to steer customers away. See ACCC. Some would say the writing has been on the wall for some time regarding Protector Glass Industries (PGI)… however, it still has to go down as a sad day […]

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Auto Glass Association proposed training program in focus

We have been wanting to write another article about the AGA (Auto Glass Association), but there has not been too much activity recently apart from the usual self promotion of the group. However, an article did catch our attention that was being promoted by Glass Bytes USA. Apparently the AGA is very excited to announce […]

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Sikaflex 295 UV

Recently we trialed several windscreen installations using Sikaflex 295 UV and here is what we found. Now just for the record, any reviews you read on the Windscreen Blog are unbiased and not advertisements. We don’t do “cash for comments”. Any products we recommend on the Blog are because we feel there are benefits to […]

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Globally Harmonised System for labeling chemicals

Here is a very interesting article written by Brent Deines of Delta Kits Inc USA. It is regarding the Globally Harmonised System of labeling chemicals. This article was written in the USA, However, the same rules apply here in Australia. You don’t know what GHS is? Then it is in your interest to know, penalties could apply if your staff are not […]

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Mercedes ML 350 Windscreen Sensors

The Mercedes ML Front Windscreen Replacement is an exotic installation that should be carried out by experienced technicians only. We are not going to quote an estimated installation time here as takes as long as it takes, its not a speed competition. However, an experienced technician should be able to complete the task in a […]

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Holden Commodore Windscreen, Done Right!

Its been well documented that Service 8® has commented many times on the quality of windscreen installations and how the vast majority of lazy technicians simply refuse to use the correct fitting procedures. Holden Commodore Cowl Panel We understand that every technician has his/her own methods, however there are some critical parts of a windscreen […]

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Air Services Australia Fire Trucks

#RosenbauerWindscreen Replacement. #Service8® is the preferred supplier for Air Services Australia. At $1.3 Million Dollars, these vehicles are state of the art. With a #Windscreen of almost 3 meters wide and 1.8 tall, makes for a challenging installation. The front windscreens weighs about 90kg and have 1/4 pipe curve making it risky to lift into place […]

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Who controls your windscreen business?

I come across an interesting post on the National Auto Glaziers Association Blog recently that was worth sharing. I am sure its not just the windscreen industry that has fallen victim to insurance groups controlling their businesses in return for a few short term jobs. Panel shops, roofers, builders to name a few, have all […]

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