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Automotive Foams

Course format: Live instruction 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:
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician

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

Did you know I-CAR offers this course in convenient, virtual delivery? You may satisfy this requirement by completing the Virtual course FOM01v.

  • Understand uses and application procedures for automotive foam
  • Understand structural foam considerations and curing methods
  • Identify procedures related to installation of expandable foam
  • Understand how to choose correct replacement materials
  • Know how to work safely around automotive foams

Module 1 – Foam Uses
This module highlights the uses for vehicle foams and common structural locations. The student will be introduced to vehicle maker application and curing methods.

Module 2 – Automotive Replacement Foam Types
The course continues with collision repair foam materials, their chemical make-up, and structural foam characteristics.

Module 3 – Foam Safety and Repair
The course concludes with coverage on safety issues surrounding working with different forms of foam and considerations around determining replacement models.

Course outline containing topics and subtopics.