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The 3,000 square foot Learning Center, located within our distribution center in Taylor, Michigan, has been developed to provide information; instruction and hands-on experience for a variety of automotive and industrial refinish systems and equipment from major global suppliers. Customized training on the latest products, tools, and processes is oriented toward the needs of Painters Supply & Equipment Co. customers and also provide a unique internal training opportunity for Painters Supply & Equipment Co. representatives.

Painters Supply & Equipment Co. now becomes one of the few PBE jobbers in the United States with a dedicated training facility this progressive and extensive in scope. The expense and effort invested demonstrates our significant commitment to ongoing industry improvement. Our facility is completely outfitted with audio/visual equipment, features ergonomic seating, and boasts a self-contained technical demonstration room – complete with refinish products, safety equipment, and other refinish-related tools.

31 October 2019 - 08:00 AM - Painters Supply & Equipment - Taylor, MI
I-CAR Training

FOR06 FORD F-150 STRUCTURAL REPAIR TRAINING COURSE

This course is 8 hours in length (8AM - 4PM).

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what Ford is doing to meet CAFÉ standards
  • Understand safe practices when working with aluminum
  • Identify the Ford heating limits for straightening
  • Understand Ford’s position on repairing cracks in aluminum parts and in the frame assembly
  • Determine the approved adhesive Ford requires on the 2015 F-150
  • Describe what types of rivets are approved for use on Ford vehicles
  • Describe why aluminum flanges may be different than what is used on steel
  • Understand what is different about welding on aluminum than steel
  • Understand what steel strengths are used in the F-150 frame and what frame repairs are supported by Ford Explain vehicle-specific repairs, such as: what can be done to the magnesium radiator core support; how close to a hinge or striker a cut line can be for repairs; and repairing the extruded rocker panel

Course Content

  • Module 1 - Introduction to Ford
  • Module 2 - Aluminum
  • Module 3 - Aluminum Joining Methods
  • Module 4 - Body Design and Construction
  • Module 5 - Frame Repairs

14 November 2019 - 08:00 AM - Painters Supply & Equipment - Taylor, MI
I-CAR Training

GE001L01 Understanding the Cycle Time Process

This course is 4 hours in length (8AM - 12PM).

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Determine how to measure cycle time
  • Identify waste in the collision repair process
  • Overview of repair process tasks that can affect cycle time
  • Identify programs that can be used to reduce cycle time issues
  • List ideas for cycle time improvement for each department

Course Content

  • Module 1 - Cycle Time Overview
  • Module 2 - Cycle Time Management Before Repairs
  • Module 3 - Cycle Time During Repairs

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