GM: Squeeze Type Resistance Spot Welding Expands for 2018 Models

GM: Squeeze Type Resistance Spot Welding Expands for 2018 Models

What’s on the repair agenda for 2018 GM vehicles? The expanded use of squeeze type resistance spot welding (STRSW) over plug welds in the collision repair process. Repairer Driven News published an article highlighting this upcoming change.

Per the article, “GM customer care and aftersales body/exterior aftersales engineering manager Jason Macco indicated the decision was in part prompted by minimizing heat exposure for the large amount of structural adhesive GM’s using in newer vehicles.” Visit Repairer Driven News for the full GM: Resistance Spot Welding Frequent Requirement Starting With MY 2018 article.