Catalog 2017-2018 
    Feb 27, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ACRT 226 Color Mixing, Matching & Paint Problems

4 credits
This course focuses on the procedures, product knowledge, and skills needed to properly complete paint mixing and matching procedures. Paint problem identification and resolutions are also covered.

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

Corequisites: ACRT 125 , ACRT 126 , ACRT 225 , or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Summer

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

  • Apply knowledge of basic color theory
  • Plot solid colors
  • Plot metallic colors
  • Match colors
  • Measure, mix, and test viscosity for various paint materials
  • Tint base coats
  • Create let-down panels and spray-out cards
  • Use manual and electronic color directories
  • Find color codes on vehicles
  • Identify various types of paint problems and resolutions
  • Use other common types of paint shop equipment and tools
  • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
  • Apply the knowledge of safety laws and common sense safety procedures

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40