Economical cut to length curing tape works on flat or curved glass. Thick Lay-Flat Curing Tape, customize to the length to fit the glass repair job.  100 foot roll of flexible easy to tear tape.

1.50″ x 100′ x 0.001″ (1.0 MIL)

Tech Tip – Terminating Long Cracks

Recently, there has been some debate on the forum about how to terminate long cracks and if they are worth the attempt to repair. Delta Kits follows ROLAGS (Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standards) in all areas of windscreen repair repairing damage, which recommends that any piece of glass with damage longer than six inches (the size of a dollar bill) should be replaced and not repaired. ROLAGS is a set of standards and guidelines, not a set of laws or rules that require obedience. With that said, cracks over six inches can be repaired, but most insurance companies only cover cracks up to six inches.

What are the benefits to doing long crack repair? Many technicians are afraid of attempting to fix long cracks; therefore, there is a market for doing these types of repairs. However, there are a couple of things to be aware of when fixing long cracks. The crack will never completely disappear though many times the customer expects it to. It cannot be stressed enough that expectations need to be established with the customer before the repair is started. Fixing cracks takes more resin and more time, which means that most technicians need to charge more for long crack repair. Check with your customer’s insurance company to make sure they will cover the cost. If they do not, then your customer will need to pay out of pocket. Be sure to thoroughly explain your payment policy and cosmetic expectations before performing any long crack repair.

When terminating a long crack, first make sure the windscreen is between 70-100 degrees; this step is essential because long cracks are volatile and unpredictable. Check for moisture and clean out the pit using your scribe. The end of the crack is not always where it appears to be, so it is significant to find where the crack actually ends. Do this is by using your scribe to gently flex the glass while watching carefully for any movement that will help you locate the very end. Often you will find that the crack is longer than it appears when you are not flexing the glass; take a marker and make a mark…. Continue Reading


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This windshield repair training is a hands-on, intensive, one day course designed to take your repair quality to the next level. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned pro, this class is right for you!

Our team of experienced technicians are dedicated to offering the highest standard of training in the windshield repair industry. During the Delta Kits Training and Certification course, technicians are trained to follow ROLAGS (Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standards), the industries best practices. Delta Kits Training and Certification covers all technical aspects of windshield repair and will take you from never having completed a repair, to being among the best technicians in the industry. The marketing and insurance billing discussion is designed to help you become more successful in your windshield repair business.


Who are our experts:

Heinrich Hermanus from Jerxheim in Germany has been working with Delta Kits since 2003. As a certified Delta Kits trainer, he has taught numerous people how to perform perfect rock chip repairs in the years since 2006. As a Delta Kits distributor in Europe, he speaks German and English and provides valuable services to many customers and users with his clearly formulated tips and instructions, whether by phone, mail correspondence or on-site at the customer.

Graham Watson, is one of the original Novus Technicians in the UK since 1988 and since then has been running a very successful windscreen repair service in the UK. In 2008 Graham was named Windshield Repair Person of the year at the Mobile Tech Expo, an award he is very proud of as it is voted for by his peers in the trade. For the past 10 years, Watson has been active training technicians for the repair industry and specializes in advanced training for techs with previous experience, during this time he has been lucky enough to work with people from many different countries. His passion for helping others carry out the best quality repairs possible shows in the time he spends offering advice on different trade forums as Screenman.