Refinish Courses

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Courses registration

Please refer to your Lechler representative to register at our courses.


INTRODUCTORY COURSE ON LECHLER PRODUCT RANGE

Code: ZCORSO1 - Duration: 1 day

Max. N° of participants:
8

Target:
Sales staff of distributors, new and potential car body shops

Objectives:
Knowledge of Lechler value proposition in technical and theoretical terms

Description of the topics covered:

  • Presentation of Car Refinish product range (EU or Extra-EU products)
  • Presentation of the main painting processes (Theory)
  • Deepening on colour search tools

Handed over material:

  • Proof of participation
  • Documentation on Refinish envisaged by the topics covered

ADVANCED COURSE ON REFINISH PRODUCT RANGE

Code: ZCORSO3 - Duration: 2 days

Max. N° of participants:
8

Target:
Sales staff of distributors, new and potential car body shops

Objectives:
Deepened knowledge of Lechler value proposition both in technical and especially in application terms.

Description of the topics covered:

  • Presentation of Car Refinish product range (EU or Extra-EU products)
  • Presentation of the main painting processes with practice (1,5 days)
  • Fade-out and touch-up techniques
  • Deepening on colour search tools

Handed over material:

  • Proof of participation
  • Documentation on Refinish envisaged by the topics covered

COURSE ON PAINTING PROCESS AND SPOT REPAIR TECHNIQUES

Code: ZCORSO5 - Duration: 2 days

Max. N° of participants: 5

Target:
Experienced painters of car body shop

Objectives:
Deepened knowledge of processes and application techniques to repair damages of small size named “spot repair”.

Description of the topics covered:

  • Basic information on Lechler specific products for “spot repair”
  • Presentation of specific equipment for “spot repair”
  • Presentation of specific processes and  application methods for “spot repair”
  • Practice (1,5 days)

Handed over material:

  • Proof of participation
  • Documentation on Refinish envisaged by the topics covered

BASIC COURSE ON COLOUR

Code: ZCORSO8 - Duration: 2 days

Max. N° of participants:
5

Target:
Painters of car body shop, colourists of distributors

Objectives:
Learning of basic concepts of colour theory applied to car repair and knowledge of specific colour search and correction tools to choose the correct colour.

Description of the topics covered:

  • Basic information on the colour theory
  • Concepts on method of colour search and correction
  • Practice on fade-out and touch-up techniques

Handed over material:

  • Proof of participation
  • Documentation on Refinish envisaged by the topics covered

ADVANCED COURSE ON COLOUR

Code: ZCORSO10 - Duration: 2 days

Max. N° of participants:
5

Target:
Colourists of car body shop or of sales staff (they must have already participated in the basic course or have a specific and long experience as colourists)

Objectives:
Deepened learning of colour theory applied to car refinish and of specific tools for search and correction operations, to use for a correct colour selection.

Description of the topics covered:

  • Information on colour theory
  • Concepts on “effect” pigments
  • Theoretical deepening on pearl, three-coat effects, etc.
  • Theoretical basic knowledge on spectrophotometer for car refinish
  • Practice with use of the spectrophotometer

Handed over material:

  • Proof of participation
  • Documentation on Refinish envisaged by the topics covered

COURSE ON PAINTING PROCESSES AND REPAIR TECHNIQUES OF SPECIAL EFFECTS

Code: ZCORSO13 - Duration: 2 days

Max. N° of participants:
5

Target:
Painters, technicians of the distributor

Objectives:
Deepened knowledge of painting processes and application techniques to repair damages of “special” car colours and/or effects.

Description of the topics covered:

  • Concepts and definition of “special effect” and products concerned
  • Special effects: three-coat colours, high gloss colours, matt and/or textured finishes.
  • Particular and critical aspects of special effects
  • Presentation of the main painting processes: practice
  • Fade-out and touch-up techniques

Handed over material:

  • Proof of participation
  • Documentation on Refinish envisaged by the topics covered

COURSE ON HIGH EFFICIENCY PAINTING PROCESSES 

Code: ZCORSO19 - Duration: 2 days

Max. N° of participants:
8

Target:
Owners of Lechler car body shops, possibly accompanied by their own painter

Objectives:
Deepened knowledge of economic and production elements that impact  on repair processes of car refinish and acquisition of basic skills for the selection of the most efficient painting process according to the type of customer/damage.

Description of the topics covered:

  • Hints about the car refinish market situation
  • Costs of the repair process
  • Critical elements and related impact on painting process costs
  • Costs comparison in different painting processes
  • Selection method of the most efficient process according to the type of customer/damage
  • Practical comparison tests of painting processes with use of Lechler MAP PRO

Handed over material:

  • Proof of participation
  • Documentation on Refinish envisaged by the topics covered

COURSE ON SUBSTRATE PREPARATION TECHNIQUES

Code: ZCORSO20 - Duration: 2 days

Max. N° of participants:
6

Target:
Preparatory staff and painters of car body shop                                        

Objectives:
Deepened knowledge of processes and preparation techniques of  various substrates available in car repair.

Description of the topics covered:

  • Hints about the types of substrates used in the first painting of cars
  • The corrosion process: what it is  and how you deal with the process
  • The substrate preparation prior to painting: use of suitable equipment
  • Suitable paints for the substrate preparation
  • Practice

Handed over material:

  • Proof of participation
  • Documentation on Refinish envisaged by the topics covered