ERIC Number: ED185427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Fiber Glass/Plastics. FOS: Fundamentals of Service.
John Deere Co., Moline, IL.
This manual on methods of repairing damaged components and parts made of fiberglass/plastics is one of a series of texts and visual aids on operation, diagnosis, and repair of engine powered vehicles. Materials provide basic information with illustrations for use by vocational students and teachers as well as shop servicemen and laymen. Focusing on the nature of fiberglass/plastic, the first of four parts includes a discussion of what fiberglass/plastic is, materials for making it, how fiberglass/plastic parts are made, and types of damage. Part 2 describes materials and tools required for repairing fiberglass/plastic. The third part discusses repairing cosmetic damage such as scratches and gouges. Focusing on repairing structural damage, part 4 addresses the following topics: backing patches; hairline cracks; small fractures: simple curve; large fractures: simple curve; fractures: inaccessible underside; and fractures on a compound curve. Parts 3 and 4 conclude with test questions. Answers to the test questions are appended. (A supplementary 35mm slide set is also available--see availability note.) (LRA)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Auto Body Repairers, Equipment Maintenance, Industrial Arts, Motor Vehicles, Plastics, Postsecondary Education, Repair, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
John Deere Distribution Service Center, Service Publications, Dept. 333, 1400-3rd Ave., Moline, IL 61265 (Order No. FOS-59B, $3.25; 10 or more--$2.44 each; supplementary slide set--$32.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: John Deere Co., Moline, IL.