FOM01 - Automotive Foams
Course format: Classroom instruction with written test
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
After taking this course you will be able to:
Understand uses and application procedures for automotive foam
Understand structural foam considerations and curing methods
Identify procedures related to installation of expandable foam
Understand how to choose correct replacement materials
Know how to work safely around automotive foams
Module 1 – Foam Uses
This module highlights the uses for vehicle foams and common structural locations. The student will be introduced to vehicle maker application and curing methods.
Module 2 – Automotive Replacement Foam Types
The course continues with collision repair foam materials, their chemical make-up, and structural foam characteristics.
Module 3 – Foam Safety and Repair
The course concludes with coverage on safety issues surrounding working with different forms of foam and considerations around determining replacement models.