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Adhesive Bonding

Course format: Live instruction and demonstration with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 3 hours
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
Gold Class: $114.00
Platinum: $114.00
Standard: $138.00

This course helps satisfy ProLevel training requirements for the following roles:
Non-Structural Technician

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Steel Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

  • Identify adhesive bonding materials and describe differences
  • Explain considerations around working with adhesives
  • Know how to prepare adhesives for application and use them for panel attachment
  • Identify and work with one- and two-part adhesives

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Module 1 – Adhesive Bonding Materials
This module identifies adhesive bonding material such as epoxy, acrylic, and urethane. The student will receive an explanation of the differences between adhesive and cohesive failure as well as considerations for working with adhesives. Students will also identify vehicle makers that use adhesives.

Module 2 – Attachment Processes
As the student moves through the course, he or she will learn about types of weld bonding and types of rivets used for rivet bonding. In addition, this module will review considerations for using adhesives in aluminum repairs.

Module 3 – Two-part Adhesive Bonding Repairs
The course continues with explaining considerations for separating panels, describing when primers may be required, and preparing parts for adhesive bonding. Students will also learn the proper method to reposition parts after attachment to the adhesive. This module also includes instructor-led live demonstrations on the proper technique for making two-part adhesive repairs.

Module 4 – One-part Adhesive Bonding Repairs
The course concludes with part removal and cleaning considerations for one-part adhesive bonding repairs, as well as describing the processes for preparing one-part adhesive bed. The student will gain an understanding of preparing a replacement part for one-part urethane.

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