REFINISHING OF PLASTICS

  • Program: Auto Body Collision Technology
  • Course: Refinishing of Plastics
  • Course #: ABCT2140
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

Vehicle plastics must be refinished following repairs. Often a specific plastic may require special preparation of primers to get the paints to bond. The technician must be familiar with various refinishing procedures to refinish automotive plastics. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Select and understand retexturing materials.
Select and understand retexturing tools.
Identify retexturing preparation.
Identify various types of plastic.
Identify plastic specific surface preparation.
Maintain work stations.
Perform shop duties (1 hour).
Perform personal and environmental safety (daily).

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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