Stationary Glass
GLA02e

Course format: Online training with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 3 hours
Estimated Duration: 3 hours
Pricing
Gold Class: $114.00
Platinum: $114.00
Standard: $138.00

This course helps satisfy ProLevel training requirements for the following roles:
Estimator
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

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

  • Understand the role of stationary glass
  • Identify glass construction and stationary glass adhesive
  • Explain methods for removing and installing a windshield
  • Describe proper pinchweld preparation
  • Recognize steps for preparing the glass and applying the adhesive
  • Define the different methods for troubleshooting and ensuring proper installation

Module 1 – Stationary Glass Issues
This module explains how stationary glass reinforces a vehicle structure and the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards that apply to stationary glass. The student will learn to identify the different types of glass and understand the properties of urethane adhesive required for stationary glass installations.

Module 2 – Removing and Installing a Windshield
This module demonstrates how to prepare the vehicle for windshield replacement and how to properly remove trim and moldings. The student will learn how to identify an OEM installation and information regarding removing a windshield using hand and power tools. The student will also learn how to properly prepare the pinchweld and glass for windshield installation. This module also shows the student how to properly apply urethane adhesive, install a windshield, and leak-test a windshield following installation.

Module 3 – Glass Repair and other Stationary Glass Installation
In the final module, the student will learn about repairing minor glass defects and damaged laminated glass, replacing gasket-set installations, and replace stationary side glass. In addition, the student will also learn how to replace a backlite and repair a backlite defogger grid.