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  • 1) Repairs damaged fiberglass automobile bodies, using pneumatic tools and knowledge of fiberglass repair techniques: Cuts away damaged fiberglass, using air grinder.

  • 2) Smooths edges of painted surface, using sandpaper or air-powered sander.

  • 3) Masks surrounding undamaged surface, using masking tape.

  • 4) Cuts plastic separating film, using shears, and tapes film to outside repair area.

  • 5) Mixes polyester resin and hardener according to specifications and applies mixture to repair area, using brush.

  • 6) Soaks matting in resin mixture and layers matting over repair area to specified thickness.

  • 7) Peels separating film from repair area and washes repair surface with water.

  • 8) Occasionally secures new panel to repair area, using C-clamp.

  • 9) Applies and spreads body filler manually to re-establish surface.

  • 10) Manually files away excess filler to match original contour.

  • 11) Smooths filler, using air sander.

  • 12) Cleans repair area with air gun.




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DOT:   807.381-030

Job Number: 423