Required Tools Equipment for Honda ProFirst Certified Collision Repair Facilities
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Item Required For Body Repair Required for Paint Repair Minimum Specifications Collision Repair Tools & Equipment Frame aligning equipment / bench / rack X 6500 lb lifting capacity, 4 holding points Measuring system X 3D Electroninc measuring system or fixture bench system, +/- 1 mm accuracy for X,Y and Z, with current software subscription Pulling equipment X Minimum two towers with 10 ton capability each Two post surface lift X Minimum 7000lb capacity Spot weld drill / cutter X 6mm, 8mm and 10mm, capable of drilling UHSS Panel separator/ seam buster X Manual or pneumatic Dent puller / Stud welder X Stud and washer capable High-pressure washer X Wheel dollies X Minimum 1500 Lb. capacity (each) Porta power set X 4 ton required Tram tracking gauge X Metric scale required Cavity wax gun or applicator X Aerosol is acceptable - 360 Degree spray head with minimum 36" wand Undercoat gun or applicator X Aerosol is acceptable Dry guide coat X X Should have at least one in each department Decal remover X Eraser wheel type Slide hammer X Body seam sealer gun X Heat gun X Temperature and fan control required Non-contact heat monitoring system X Temperature crayons, stickers, or non-contact thermometer Applicator gun for 3M two-part adhesive X Capable of dispensing 200mL or 450mL cartridges Glass removal / installation set X Or have access to (sublet) Welding and Mig Brazing Equipment Spot welding equipment X >9000 amp, Clamp Force >/= 350 kg - kilograms (772lb - Pounds) (344 daN - Decanewtons) - Must be capable of manual settings Spot attachment (wheel arch) X Clamp Force >/= 350 kg (772lb.) (344 daN) Spot attachment (long arm) X Clamp Force >/= 350 kg (772lb.) (344 daN) Shunt clamp X Pulse controlled MIG weld equipment X 180 amp, 220 V with pulse control Silicon bronze wire X ER CuSi-A or CuSi-3 -.08mm diameter Mig/Mag weld equipment X 220V, 180 Amp - Requirement MAY be met with pulse welder by changing wire and gas as needed 980 Mpa wire X Only approved wire is Bohler Union X96 - Check Body Repair News - Body repair manual welding & sectioning guideline revisions for updates Correct shielding gases X Ar/Co2 -80/20 Preferred, Ar/Co2 - 75/25 Acceptable, 100% Argon for CuSi Mig Brazing Welding blankets X Minimum 2 per mig/mag and STRSS welding machine Welding spark paper X Auto-dim welding helmet X Minimum #11 shade with 3 sensors - One for each Mig/Mag Welder Welding respirator X Must meet NIOSH 42 CFR part 84 Stand and tools for destructive testing of Welds X Capable of verticle and overhead welding Mechanical Repair Equipment Engine hoist X Or must have access to an engine hoist (Sublet/Rental) Tire changer X Or must have access to a tire changer (sublet) Wheel balancer X Or must have access to a wheel balancer (sublet) Wheel alignment rack X Or must have access to an alignment rack (sublet) - Capable of 4 wheel alignment Wheel alignment measuring system X Or must have access to an alignment measuring system (sublet) - Capable of 4 wheel alignment - - Must be able to print out measurements with SAI A/C recovery / recycle / charging station R134a X Or must have access to an A/C machine (sublet) R134a must meet SAE J2788-2010 - Plus trained/certified technician A/C recovery / recycle / charging station R1234YF X Or must have access to an A/C machine (sublet) R1234YF must meet SAE J 2843:2013 - Plus trained/certified technician Battery Tester X Or must have access to a Battery Tester (Sublet) - With load testing capability, This may ONLY be sublet IF scanning is also sublet to the same provider A/C electronic leak detector X Or must have access to an electronic A/C leak detector (sublet) - R134a and R1234YF capable Scan Tool w/ i-HDS Software X Or have access to (sublet) - Only devices running i-HDS software qualify for this requirement Insulated linemans gloves X Class "0" (black gloves) Must have proof of purchase within shelf life requirements Coolant pressure tester X Manual or electronic test equipment Engine cart X Or must have access to a Mobile powertrain dolly General Shop Equipment Floor jack X Minimum 2 1/2 ton lifting capacity, adequate number, capable of lifting low clearance vehicles Access to OEM repair procedures X X Technician access to OEM service Information - Compimentary Service Express subscription provided Air compressor X X High pressure, high volume, dry and oil free air Bench grinder X Battery charger X Charger/booster/ jumper with start and boost capability Headlight aiming device X A reliable means of aiming headlights Bench mounted vice X Vacuum cleaner X Jack stands X Minimum 3 ton capacity (per pair) Belt file sander X 1/2" wide belt Trunk lid spring tools X Four Honda tools required, Part numbers: 07AAF-SNAA100, 07AAF-T2AA200, 07AAZ-SOKA100, 07AAF-SDAA100 Hand rivet gun X Capable of up to 1/4" rivets - Pneumatic or electric also acceptable Torque wrench X Capable of reading in newton meters and pound feet, accurate from 10Nm to 272Nm (7Lbft to 200 Lbft) - Annual calibraton Electric extension power cord X X Minimum 12 AWG/ 20 amp with ground prong - Should have at least one in each deparment Air tank X Paint & Refinishing Equipment Paint booth X Capable of low bake, Must have exhaust system compliant with local regulations - 98% Efficient exhaust filters Dedicated Mix Room X Must have exhaust system compliant with local regulations - Only required where also reqired by local code. Air dryer X Refrigerant type, dessicant type or membrane type acceptable Paint station with scales X As required by paint supplier, scale must be capable of interface with mix computer Color formula data X Computerized capable of VOC tracking Cart for masking paper X Spray gun (for primer) X Capable of high transfer efficiency, Must meet local regulations Spray gun (for base coat) X Capable of high transfer efficiency, Must meet local regulations Spray gun (for clear coat) X Capable of high transfer efficiency, Must meet local regulations Spray gun washer X Enclosed system or PPS style cups with written policy for manual gun cleaning Bumper stand X Polishing set X Adequate number of buffers/polishers - electic or pneumatic acceptable Spray stand (hood / trunk) X Spray stand (fender / door) X Digital paint thickness gauge X Digital capable of ferrous and non-ferrous measurements Painter suits and protective gear X As specified by refinish maker Technician Tools General hand tool set X Body hammer assortment X Dolly assortment X Chisels X Spoon X Hand saw (Pneumatic or Electric) X Disk grinder X Vise grip set X Hand drill (Pneumatic or Electric) X Metric measuring tape (convex) X Metric scale required Clip remover X Storage for removed parts (cart, box) X X Double action sander (random orbital sander) X X Air duster gun X X OSHA approved Rubber hammer X Pneumatic / electric ratchet X Pneumatic / electric impact gun X Punch tool set with centering punch X Work gloves X Safety Glasses X X Must meet ANSI Z87.1+.