TINTING AND BLENDING

  • Program: Auto Body Collision Technology
  • Course: Tinting and Blending
  • Course #: ABCT1265
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

The students will learn how to achieve a blendable match with all colors. Students will become familiar with paint application problems and the use of preventive measures. 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:
Plot solid colors
Plot metallic colors
Differentiate colors for match test
Apply knowledge of color movement
Apply base-coat blend
Apply clear coat
Use multiple finish coat blends
Analyze a tinting formula to achieve a blendable match
Demonstrate blend repair
Identify defects caused by spray techniques
Identify problems caused by drying and curing
Analyze paint problems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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