Cracked Bumper? Repair It the Smart Way.
A cracked fender is among the most frequent car body repairs performed by clever (Small) repair operatives. Frequently this kind of accident leads to dents, scuffs and scrapes which can be fixed easily and quickly by a mobile car body repair technician with lacquer, primer, paint and a few auto body filler. Sometimes however, a crack carve and will appear the fender and this must be dealt with otherwise.
If there is a cracked bumper not fixed or the repair is carried out with ordinary filler, the bumper’s structural integrity is compromised. It is critical the fender crack rejoined and is treated with a hard yet flexible resin. A special technique is used to accomplish this which needs to be carried out every time.
Alloy Wheel Repair Harold Hill is the next time the bumper is put under any pressure whatsoever, the crack will reappear and often widen. The crack must be widened, efficiently worsening the damage so that there’s enough of an opening for the resin. The crack permanently ceases from running again. A v-shaped groove should be made right down the crack’s middle, wide enough without going off the edge of the crack to create a hole.
A number of holes, one on each side of the crack every inch or so along the entire length of the crack must be drilled. A mix of resin and hardener, specifically invented for bumper repairs like this, is then injected into all the holes which were drilled. The purchase needed to prevent the resin going straight through is provided by the mesh backing. The goal here will be to effectively “stitch” the repair together.
Care should be taken if sanded vigorously, as the bumper resin can melt down. After the resin has fully hardened the fender is structurally sound again and may be sanded, filled, primed, painted and lacquered as regular. Result – a perfect bumper repair