Panel Beating & Car Restoration (11th Edition)

by Donald Wait

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Panel Beating & Car Restoration (11th Edition) is an Australian publication that is authoritative on all aspects of panel beating and vehicle restoration.

Sixty years experience in the panel beating field of the motor industry has enabled Donald Wait to write authoritatively on all aspects of panel beating and vehicle restoration. Featured are the guidelines basic to repairing damaged panels. Such skills are also essential when sectioned repairs to valuable panels are required.

PART 1 - Panel Beating & Collision Repair
● Hand Tools & safety
● Bench Tools & Shop Equipment
● Abrasives & Body Repair Consumables
● Welding
● Removal & Replacement of Parts
● Fillers Used in the Trade
● Shrinking Methods Used in Repair Work
● Reparing Component Body Parts
● Damaged Door Panels
● Basic Principles of Panel Repairing
● Repairing Parts Made from Plastic
● Clamps, Pull Plates & Anchoring Devices
● Diagnosing & Measuring Misalignment In Underframe & Body Shells
● Body Shells & Underframe Alignment Repair Systems
● Setting Up - Autorobot, Dataliner, Car-O-Liner & Chief EZ Liner
● Basic Principles of Body Shell & Underframe Alignment
● Major Body Repair Techniques
● Work Done by Specialists
● Establishing & Conducting a Collision Repair Shop
● Guide to Quoting

PART 2 - Car Body Restoration
● Hand Forming & Fixing Panels
● Working Aluminium
● Skills Common to Body Restoration
● Separate Chassis & Body Shell Repairs & Associated Skills
● Fibre-Glass Reinforced Plastics
● Fundamentals of Spray painting

This is the essential reference for apprentices, trainees and tradespeople concerned with repairing accident-damaged vehicles as well as the hobbyist who undertakes the restoration of a motor vehicle.

Published by Gregory's (Gregorys)

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  • Publisher: Gregory's Publications
  • ISBN: 0855668032 (0-855-66803-2)
  • ISBN-13: 9780855668037 (978-0-855-66803-7)
  • Format: Soft cover, 248 pages
  • Date Published: 10-2001


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