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CAPA Announces New Automotive Glass Standard

Post Time:Sep 18,2019Classify:Industry NewsView:970

New standard includes ADAS functionality not included in Federal safety standards.

The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) announced that its Technical Committee has approved the CAPA 801 Standard for the certification of automotive glass. The standard, the first in the industry for independently produced aftermarket glass, currently applies to windshields but may be expanded to include side and rear windows in the future. It contains requirements for materials, dimension and appearance.

CAPA logoIn the past, fit and clarity were the primary concerns when using aftermarket glass; however, with the growing trend of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) being incorporated with automotive

Source: https://collisionweek.com/Author: shangyi

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