248 pages | 277 Color Illus.
A guide to refinishing suitable for complete beginners and more advanced technicians.
This heavily illustrated guide will help students through their Level 2 and 3 vehicle refinishing qualifications and be useful as a reference and trouble shooter for more advanced technicians. It is set out in the order in which a vehicle is repaired.
There are sections covering:
This book has been designed and written by a true ‘petrol head’ whose career and hobbies have revolved around motor vehicles and the refinishing trade. He has been in the motor trade for more than 16 years and has delivered Refinishing qualifications to students for over 11 years. Someone who has never before held a spray gun should be able to understand stage-by-stage, or they can dip in for precise trouble shooting and tips.
Introduction: the logical sequence of refinishing.
1. Identifying substrates.
2. Identifying the damage.
3. Application of foundation materials.
4. Preparation of panels for top coats.
5. Masking of vehicle and components
6. Paint application equipment
7. Application of topcoats
8. Health and safety in the refinishing workshop
9. Tool and equipment maintenance