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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 17, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ACRT 126 Surface Preparation, Masking & Detailing

4 credits
This course focuses on the procedures necessary to prepare surfaces for paint, mask off areas not painted, and perform professional final detailing.

Prerequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , TRAN 113 , and TRAN 125 , or instructor permission.

Corequisites: ACRT 125 , ACRT 225 , and ACRT 226 , or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate surface conditions
  • Remove and feather existing paint
  • Prepare bare metal for paint
  • Prepare adjacent panels for blending
  • Final sand surfaces
  • Clean surfaces
  • Color sand new paint
  • Buff and polish surfaces
  • Use various masking supplies & techniques
  • Clean, detail, and care for new finishes
  • Use other common types of paint shop equipment, hand tools & supplies
  • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
  • Apply the knowledge of safety laws and common sense safety procedures