Here’s a fun fact for curious motorists: modern cars contain a large number of plastic parts. Parts, such as the interior bumper, door panels, and equipment housing, contain mainly plastic material. With this in mind, collision repair centers need to be well versed in car body plastic repairs.
Why so Much Plastic?
People unfairly demonize plastic as being a cheap and low-quality material. This is far from the truth. Plastic reduces a car’s weight and improves fuel efficiency. Plastic is also more resistant to corrosion. Once the car is headed for the junkyard, the plastic is also easier to recycle than the steel and aluminum. Continue Reading →