By James E. Duffy
The industry-leading textbook for collision fix and refinishing is now up to date to the NATEF 2006 Collision fix and Refinish application criteria. Written with clearer factors and extra element than the other collision fix studying software out there, car physique fix expertise, 5th variation delves into all elements of collision fix, from preliminary collision evaluate, to estimating, to ultimate paint detailing. and as the booklet is written through a number one writer within the vehicle physique box, readers will consider convinced that they're studying talents and systems that contain the most recent advances in fabrics and strategies.
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Technician A B. Technician B C. Both A and B D. Neither A nor B ESSAY QUESTIONS 1. What happens to a vehicle during a collision? 3. What is estimating? 2. Explain the difference between a door ding and a total loss. 4. Describe the differences between panel straightening and panel replacement. CRITICAL THINKING PROBLEM 1. How would you determine whether a car is a total loss? MATH PROBLEMS 1. A technician is paid $45 per hour. 5 hours. 25 plus 7 percent tax. What is the total of the estimate? 2.
Individuals who lack specialized skills can no longer survive and earn a living with modern, complex automotive technology. The term professional refers to the attitude, work quality, and image that a business and its workers project to customers. It is interesting to note that in Europe a shop cannot open without the presence of a “meister,” or master craftperson. A professional technician: J J J J J J Is customer oriented Is up-to-date on vehicle developments Keeps up with advancements in the repair industry Pays attention to detail Ensures that his/her work is up to specification Belongs to trade associations Some shops have specialized technicians who concentrate their knowledge and skills in one area of collision repair.
The vehicle body can be made from steel, aluminum, fiberglass, plastic, or composite (a combination of materials like carbon fiber). The body is normally painted to give the vehicle its appealing, shiny color and appearance. Refer to Figure 2–3. B Modern vehicles are far superior to the cars and trucks of just a few years ago. (Copyright Chrysler LLC ) FIGURE 2–2 Great changes have occurred in automotive design since the early years of the automobile. of steel or aluminum and sometimes composite materials.