The Repair of vehicle bodies
This well-respected book has been revised and updated, with an additional chapter on setting up a new bodyshop as well as many updated sections and a range of revision questions.
It also contains skill-building notes covering all aspects of construction, repair and finishing for Vehicle Body Repair students.
Serving as a comprehensive manual, this book fully covers the underpinning knowledge required for the AutomotiveSkills Council Vehicle Body and Paint Operations requirements, IMI Body Repair and Refinishing Technical Certificates (VRQs), National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), City & Guilds Vehicle Body Repair Competence courses, and the NVQ and Progression Awards of both City & Guilds and the Institute of the
Motor Industry at levels 2 and 3.
Table of contents:
Health and safety, and the environment
Hand and power tools
Materials used in vehicle bodies
Metal forming processes
Marking out and measuring
Methods of joining
Soft and hard soldering methods