Intended for both professionals and students in auto technology programs, Chudy's third edition of Automotive Refinishing assists all those striving to keep pace with the revolutionary changes in the automotive refinishing industry. This text is one of the most significant in the field of automotive refinishing, meeting production specifications as approved by GM, Ford, and Chrysler. Chudy explains in detail how to achieve top quality, factory-approved workmanship by offering full coverage of pain technologies used in the current production of today's cars.This handbook is meant not only for factory production but also for the repairs needed afterward. The entire field of power machines has changed, and this new edition does a thorough job of communicating these changes to those using the new repair tools. It also contains the latest information on paints, equipment, and regulations.Some of the features of this new edition include:--Focus on the latest technologies, including mica finishes.-Solutions for the repair of all major problems, including acid rain and industrial fall-out damage, using factory repair procedures.-A description of multicoated paint systems and how to repair them.-Guidance for a novice to apply a finish using step-by-step instructions as well as reference for the more experienced technician.Chudy, Harry T. is the author of 'Automotive Refinishing', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130100733 and ISBN 0130100730.