Collision Repair and Refinishing : A Foundation Course for Technicians

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-04-14
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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This new book covers all the necessary tasks for gaining knowledge of collision repair and refinishing as outlined by NATEF. In-depth coverage includes structural and non-structural analysis and damage repair, welding, painting and refinishing, paint chemistry, sacrificial coatings for corrosion resistance, and more. The logical progression of topics and easy-to-understand style help convey the professional knowledge and technical know-how that readers need to employ on the job.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Collision Repair
Collision Shop Safety
Hand Tools
Power Tools
Welding Procedures and Equipment
Vehicle Construction
Straightening Steel and Aluminum
Body Filler
Trim and Hardware
Estimating Collision Damage
Collision Damage Analysis
Bolted Exterior Panel Replacement
Measuring Structural Damage
Straightening Unibody
Structural Parts Replacement
Full Frame Sectioning/Replacement
Welded Exterior Panel Replacement
Plastic Repair
Corrosion Protection
Paint Spray Guns
Spray Techniques
Equipment for the Refinishing Shop
Understanding Refinishing
Surface Preparation
Masking Materials and Procedures
Solvents for Refinishing
Application of Undercoats
Advanced Refinishing Procedures
Color Evaluation and Adjustment
Paint Problems and Prevention
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