Common Questions

When to Use a Knockdown Hammer vs a Blending Hammer?

Blending hammers are best used for larger, softer high spots. Knockdowns are generally smaller tips best suited for sharper damage. Metals that harder (e.g. steel) and sharp high spots are most often repaired with a small, sharp knockdown. For high...

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What is the Difference Between the JVF Blending Hammers?

Keco collision kits are sold with two different JVF hammers—lightweight blending hammer and a heavier weight body hammer. Both hammers feature the same length and width and thread styles with a few key differences. The lightweight blue blending hammer features...

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What are the different JVF Hammer Tips Used For?

JVF knockdown and blending hammers feature a variety of interchangeable tips designed to fit the specific damage being repaired. Small, sharp and high spots are best repaired with small, sharp tips. The opposite is true with large, soft high spots...

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How Hard Should I Pull on Glue Tabs to Correct Damage?

Pulls should be made with control and finesse to product the high-quality, most consistent results. As tabs, adhesives and pulling devices are stronger than ever, technicians are recommended to make multiple pulls rather than one large pull to ensure accuracy....

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Is Glue Pull Repair Safe for Paint Protective Film?

Yes, glue pull repair can typically be used on panels with a paint protective film, also known as Chip Guard. As with any aftermarket paint protectors—including ceramic coatings—there is always a chance of failure due to the variables in the...

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