Auto Body Repair Technology 5e


Author: James E. Duffy

ISBN: 9788131525586

Copy Right Year:  2009

Pages:  1052

Binding: Soft Cover

Publisher:  Cengage

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Auto body repair, also called collision repair, is an exciting area to study. With millions of vehicles on the road today, there is a strong demand for well-trained collision repair technicians. Thousands of technicians are needed in the industry every year. Just look in the newspaper and you will find numerous openings for skilled people to work in body shops. With today’s high-tech vehicles and varied construction methods and repair techniques, competent collision repair takes well-trained, knowledgeable professionals.

Additional information

Weight 1.4 kg
Dimensions 24 × 19 × 4 cm

Table of Content

Section I: Introduction

Collision Repair: Introduction and Careers

Vehicle Construction Technology

Service Information, Specifications, and Measurements

Hand Tool Technology

Power Tool and Equipment Technology

Compressed Air System Technology

Body Shop Materials and Fastener Technology

Welding Equipment Technology

Shop Safety and Efficiency

Section II: Estimating

Estimating Repair Costs

Section III: Minor Repairs

Working Sheet Metal

Using Body Fillers

Repairing Plastics

Hood, Bumper, Fender, LID, and Trim Service

Door, Roof, and Glass, Service

Passenger Compartment Service

Section IV: Major Body/Frame Repairs

Body/Frame Damage Measurement

UniBody/Frame Realignment

Welded Panel Replacement

Restoring Corrosion Protection

Section V: Mechanical and Electrical Repairs

Chassis Service and Wheel Alignment

Electrical/Electronic System Operation and Service

Restraint System Operation and Service

Section VI: Refinishing

Refinishing Equipment Technology

Vehicle Surface Preparation and Masking

Refinishing Procedures

Color Matching and Custom Painting

Paint Problems and Final Detailing

Section VII: Collision Repair Professionalism

Job Success and Ase Certification

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D



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