Automotive Refinishing

Automotive Refinishing

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For courses in Automotive Refinishing.This is the most up-to-date, comprehensive book on automotive refinishing available. Offering thorough coverage of the latest equipment, techniques, procedures, and regulations for professional automotive refinishing, the text provides students with paint technologies currently used in production factories and offers guidelines for achieving top-quality results using the latest technologies.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 282 pages
  • 210 x 278 x 20mm | 898.13g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130100730
  • 9780130100733

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Intended for both professionals and students in auto technology programs, Chudy's third edition of "Automotive Refinishing" assists all those striving to keep pace with the revolutionary changes in the automotive refinishing industry. This text is one of the most significant in the field of automotive refinishing, meeting production specifications as approved by GM, Ford, and Chrysler. Chudy explains in detail how to achieve top quality, factory-approved workmanship by offering full coverage of pain technologies used in the current production of today's cars. This handbook is meant not only for factory production but also for the repairs needed afterward. The entire field of power machines has changed, and this new edition does a thorough job of communicating these changes to those using the new repair tools. It also contains the latest information on paints, equipment, and regulations. Some of the features of this new edition include: Focus on the latest technologies, including mica finishes. Solutions for the repair of all major problems, including acid rain and industrial fall-out damage, using factory repair procedures. A description of multicoated paint systems and how to repair them. Guidance for a novice to apply a finish using step-by-step instructions as well as reference for the more experienced technician.
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Table of contents

1. Description of the Automotive Refinishing Trade. 2. How Vehicles Are Painted at the Factory and in the Refinish Trade. 3. Paint Spray Guns and Paint Cups. 4. Spraying Techniques. 5. Spray-Painting Equipment and Facilities. 6. Surface Preparation. 7. Automotive Refinishing Solvents. 8. Undercoat Materials and Application. 9. Automotive Topcoats. 10. Complete Vehicle Refinishing. 11. Panel and Sectional Panel Refinishing. 12. Spot and Spot/Partial Panel Repair. 13. Compounding and Polishing. 14. Color Matching Fundamentals and Techniques. 15. Painting Interior Plastic Parts. 16. Painting Flexible Plastic Parts. 17. Paint Conditions and Remedies. 18. Rust Repairs and Prevention. Glossary. Index.
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