Collision Repair and Refinishing: A Foundation Course for Technicians
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.
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Collision Repair Safety
Welding Procedures And Equipment
Straightening Steel and Aluminum
Trim And Hardware
Paint Spray Guns
Refinishing Shop Equipment
Masking Materials And Procedures
Estimating Collision Damage
Collision Damage Analysis
Bolted Exterior Panel Replacement
Measuring Structural Damage
Straightening and Repairing Structural Damage
Structural Parts Replacement
Full Frame Sectioning And Replacement
Welded Exterior Panel Replacement
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