The Heat Exchanger is the fastest and safest way to cool windscreen damage before starting the repair. Place on hot glass to effectively transfer heat from the windscreen to the Delta Kits Heat Exchanger.

  • 2” Surface diameter
  • Anodized 7075 T6 Aircraft Aluminum Alloy
  • Radial cooling provides 21% more surface cooling area than solid block heat sinks

Replaces Part Number: HX1000

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Tactics for Controlling Glass Temperature

Mobile windscreen repair technicians are often not afforded the luxury of having a climate controlled work environment in which they can perform their services, so controlling glass temperature is an ongoing concern. While there is no perfect outdoor solution, there are several procedures that may be used to safely keep the temperature of a windscreen within the optimal temperature range of 70 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the repair process.

Warming a Windscreen for Repair

If the ambient air temperature is 50 °F the windscreen could be that same temperature. The glass could also be more than 10 degrees colder if it is in the shade and/or if the ambient temperature had been lower earlier in the day. Conversely, it could be over 20 degrees warmer if the vehicle is in direct sunlight. Check the temperature with a digital thermometer before you warm it up and then do one or more of the following:

Start the car and turn the defroster fan and temperature control to high.

Some technicians get nervous about this, but assuming the vehicle is not already warm, in which case the glass would already be reasonably warm, the defroster will begin blowing cool air and gradually warm up as the vehicle’s engine warms up.  This is a great way to warm the inside of the glass and keep it warm throughout the repair process.

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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.