PLASTIC ADHESIVE AND WELDING REPAIRS

  • Program: Auto Body Collision Technology
  • Course: Plastic Adhesive and Welding Repairs
  • Course #: ABCT2185
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

A plastic repair technician must be able to determine when and how to perform the two-part adhesive repair procedures to various interior and exterior automotive plastic panels. A graduate of this program must be able to understand the composition of plastic materials, how to repair plastic panels and how to select the correct welding technique and materials to make a successful repair.

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:
Execute panel repairs
Construct plastic parts using adhesives
Demonstrate the use of hot air welding
Demonstrate airless welding
Explain Sheet Moulded Compound (SMC) plastic repair procedures

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

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