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11 - 15.9.2018, Frankfurt am Main

Adhesives for vehicle repair and maintenance

by Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Description of competence
The participant has acquired in a half day training on “Car body repair and maintenance” the following basic know-how. The preparation and repair steps needed for plastic repair as well as application-related knowledge for final preparation prior to painting and paint refinish. He has application-related knowledge (theory and practice) on the disassembly and reassembly process of structural windscreen bonding. The participant knows the specifics in repairing laser-brazed roof tops and applying anti-flutter material. The trainee shows know-how on glass repair and has been trained on the basics of tin solder repair.

Modules

  • Preparation and repair of plastic parts
  • Non-destructive disassembly of bonded vehicle windshield
  • Replacement of new windscreen (theory)
  • Glass repair in theory and practice
  • Processing of tin replacement material
  • Structural bonding of body parts
  • Correct application of anti-flutter material TEROSON MS 222
  • Flexible bonding with TEROSON MS 9221
  • Application of LOCTITE 3090 and LOCTITE 3463

Course run
In the introduction, the participant learns the rules of health and safety at work in the processing of chemical products. He further receives a demonstration about the importance of chemical body adhesive materials as structural components of modern vehicle bodies. The participant additionally gets to know the relevant tools needed for the application of sealants and adhesive seams. The important tools and chemical products in the vehicle body repair process to restore the originality are shown to him and he/she gets
opportunity to learn processes and correct applications hands-on.

Summary and quality evaluation
Theoretical summary of the workshop modules, including quality notes and evaluation of the practical work.