SOP Guides/Videos

PD-0090: Initial Cleaning

Proper cleaning of the vehicle is the first step for any repair. This standard operating procedure (SOP) covers preparing the surface and removing dust and contaminants from the vehicle to ensure a defect-free finish. 

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PD-0100: Light Body Repair and Surface Prep Process

Proper light body repair and surface preparation are key components to a quality paint finish.

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PD-0115A: Metal Surface Prep - Bare Aluminum

When preparing aluminum substrates, it is important to follow proper surface preparation and priming recommendations to ensure good adhesion and corrosion protection.

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PD-0115S: Metal Surface Prep - Bare & Galvanized Steel

When preparing bare and galvanized steel substrates, it is important to follow proper surface preparation and priming recommendations to ensure good adhesion and corrosion protection.

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PD-0120: Metal Parts Prep - E-Coat Primer

Most Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts come from the factory with a primer called e-coat. E-coat stands for Electro-deposition Coating. This standard operating procedure (SOP) covers the process preparing metal parts using e-coat primer.

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PD-0130: Metal Parts Prep - LKQ Painted Parts

LKQ (Like Kind or Quality) parts often require cleaning or other repairs before applying the final coat. This standard operating procedure (SOP) covers how to properly prepare LKQ parts.

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