Auto Body Repair Technology

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-28
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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The industry-leading textbook for collision repair and refinishing is now updated to the NATEF 2006 Collision Repair and Refinish Program Standards. Written with clearer explanations and more detail than any other collision repair learning tool on the market, Auto Body Repair Technology, Fifth Edition delves into all aspects of collision repair, from initial collision evaluation, to estimating, to final paint detailing. And because the book is written by a leading author in the auto body field, readers will feel confident that they are learning skills and procedures that incorporate the latest advances in materials and methods. With an enhanced supplement package that includes a Student Technicianís Manual, print Instructorís Guide, and e.resource CD-ROM for instructors, the Auto Body Repair Technology package is second to none.

Table of Contents

Collision Repair: Introduction and Careers
Vehicle Construction Technology
Service Information, Specifications, Measurements
Hand Tool Technology
Power Tool Technology
Compressed Air System Technology
Body Shop Materials, and Fastener Technology
Welding Equipment Technology
Shop Safety and Efficiency
Estimating Repair Costs
Working Sheet Metal
Using Body Fillers
Repairing Plastics
Hood, Bumper, Fender, Lid, and Trim Service
Door, Roof, and Glass Service
Major Body Frame Repairs
Compartment Service
Body/Frame Damage Measurement
UniBody/Frame Realignment
Welded Panel Replacement
Restoring Corrosion Protection
Mechanical Electrical Repairs
Chassis Service and Wheel Repair
Electrical/Electronic System Operation and Service
Restraint System Operation and Service
Refinishing Equipment Technology
Vehicle Surface Preparation and Masking
Refinishing Procedures
Color Matching and Custom Painting
Paint Problems and Final Detailing
Collision Repair Professionalism
Job Success and ASE Certification
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