Ultraviolet Curing Technologies

Course format: Online training with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 1 hour
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Gold Class: $38.00
Platinum: $38.00
Standard: $46.00

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Refinish Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

  • Describe RadTech and its relationship with the UV-cure industry
  • Identify the difference between UV-cure products and two-part products
  • Know how to work safely around UV-cure products and UV-cure lamps
  • Describe how to properly use UV-cure glazing fillers, primer-surfacers, and clearcoats
  • Describe how to operate and maintain UV-cure lamps
  • Understand the environmental advantages of UV-cure products

Advanced ultraviolet (UV) curing technologies are increasing in use as more technicians are realizing the benefits of these quick curing, low-VOC materials. Currently, the UV-cure materials that are available include glazing filler, primer-surfacer, and clearcoat. There are also a number of UV lamps available in a variety of configurations that can be used in the quick curing process. This program provides an overview of the UV-curing technology, shows general steps for properly applying a variety of UV-cure materials, and has an explanation of UV lamps and proper lamp operation. Additionally, this program covers broad safety recommendations for working with UV-cure technology.