Required Tool List

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QuantityItem
1 each Tool box (MUST be a roller cart or roller cabinet, not to exceed 24" x40")
1 pairSlip joint pliers 10" (channel-lock type)
1 pair Slip joint pliers 8" (standard-type)
1 each Diagonal cutting pliers 6" or 7"
1 eachPutty knife 1 ½" to 3" wide
1 eachDolly (general purpose)
1 eachBody hammer (one side cross cut shrinking)
1 eachBody hammer (short pick finishing hammer)
1 each Metal file, flat vixen (6 or 8 tooth), with adjustable handle
1 eachAutomatic center punch
1 eachRubber sanding block (5" wet/dry)
1 eachRubber sanding block (9" wet/dry)
1 pair (3)Off-set lever type tin snips (right, left, and straight)
1 eachOSHA approved blow gun
1 eachPlastic mixing board
2 setsPlastic applicators
2 each Cheese grater blades, half round 10 inch, no handle needed
1 each Sponge
1 each Buffing spur
1 pairPVC rubber gloves
1 pairLeather gloves
1 each 36" straight edge (metal yard stick)
10 each Paint mixing cup (quart size plastic)
1 each Gravity feed paint gun
1 each Painting goggles
2 eachBall peen hammers (one 32 oz and one 12 oz)
1 eachDolly (spoon type)
1 eachDinging spoon
1 eachBody hammer (long pick finishing type)
1 setStraight screwdrivers
1 setPry bars
1 setMagnetic tip screwdrivers (phillips, straight, torx, posi)
1 each¼" drive socket set (to include shallow and deep sockets, both metric and standard)
1 each ¼" drive ratchet, extension (3" to 6")
1 each 3/8" drive socket set (to include shallow and deep sockets, both metric and standard)
1 each3/8" drive ratchet, extension, universal joint, adapter
1 set3/8" drive torx sockets
1 setAmerican Standard combination end wrenches
1 set Metric combination end wrench set
1 eachAdjustable wrench 10" (crescent type)
1 eachLever jaw pliers (vise-grip type)
1 eachAllen hex keys set-9 (standard and metric)
1 eachDoor handle removing tool
1 eachWindshield molding removal tool
1 eachDoor trim clip removal tool
1 eachPunch and chisel set (medium size)
1 eachD/A (dual action) 6" air sander
1 eachair or electric drill
1 each Drill bit set (1/16" - 3/8")
1 each 25 foot locking tape measure (standard and metric combo)
1 eachRazor blade holder
1 eachFresh air hood (Martech) (available at DMACC)
1 eachPaint suit
1 eachWash Mitt
1 eachChamois

The following items will be purchased directly from the DMACC Auto Collision Department at the time of New Student Orientation or before the first day of Welding Class:

QuantityItem
1 eachOxy-acetylene welding face shield #5 lens shade
1 eachClear face shield
1 eachFriction spark lighter
1 eachSet tip cleaners
1 eachWelding gloves
1 pairSafety glasses

 


3M products can be purchased at one of the local paint stores.

These are the 3M products required:

QuantityItem
1 each*File board 16" (for hook-it sandpaper)
1 each*Sanding block 7 ¾" (for hook-it sandpaper)
1 each*Sanding block 5" (for hook-it sandpaper)
1 each*Sanding block 5" (for hook-it sandpaper)
1 each*Sanding pad, half round (for hook-it II)
1 each*Rubber squeegee (2" by 3")
1 each*Sponge pad
1 each#Paint mask 3M disposable type
2 each#Dust masks (disposable type)

* = These items are available as a kit through the DMACC Auto Collision Department at a reduced rate.
# = Required that each student individually purchases these items.

Total approximate student cost of $1,800 to $2,500. This is based on current catalog price lists. This is also based on a one-time new student discount. Prices may vary depending on the manufacturer's discount allowed.

Other small hand tool purchases will be required during the three semester program. These tools should not exceed $300 - $600.

Paint guns are required in refinishing classes; requirements are for each student to purchase a paint gun of their choice. For recommendations about paint gun equipment contact your instructor.

Revised 2012 by the Auto Collision Department Staff