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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 24, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ACRT 145 Metal Panel Repair

4 credits
This intensively hands on course focuses on assessing metal panel damage and teaches numerous metal straightening techniques.

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

Corequisites: ACRT 146 , ACRT 245 , ACRT 246 , or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Winter

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

  • Identify different types of metals and understand their differences
  • Analyze sheet metal damage
  • Rough straighten metal
  • Final straighten metal
  • Use different hammer and dolly techniques
  • Straighten dents with spoons
  • Shrink and stretch metal and perform other stress relieving techniques
  • Use a spot weld dent puller and weld on pin dent puller
  • Perform basic paintless dent repair techniques
  • Use other common types of equipment, hand tools, and supplies
  • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
  • Apply the knowledge of safety laws and common sense safety procedures