Mechanics with experience in automotive refinishing technology are able to refinish, repair and maintain painted surfaces on a range of automotive vehicles, motorcycles, marine crafts, aircraft, caravans, amongst many other vehicles. These experts would most likely be able to comment upon the degree of damage done to the exterior of a car. Automotive refinishers work to:

• Prepare substrates, including removing paint and masking panels

• Prepare spray painting equipment

• Apply colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codes

• Apply refinishing primers

Mechanics working with automotive refinishing technology would be able to assist in matters relating to the provision of refinishing services. This could be used to indicate whether certain services are overcharging or undercharging for their work. They would also be able to comment on the efficacy of certain paint jobs in determining whether or not they have been completed to a high standard.

To work with automotive refinishing technology, one may usually hold a nationally recognised Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology at minimum. The specific specialisation and background needed by your automotive refinisher will be determined by the matter which requires examination.

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

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Automotive refinishers would greatly assist the legal process by commenting upon the efficacy of certain paintjobs. This would allow for assessment of whether certain mechanical services were overcharging for their painting services. This may assist in cases of malpractice and fraud. Furthermore, automotive refinishers would be able to provide an accurate monetary estimate as to how much damage occurred and how much it would cost to potentially rectify these paint damages.

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The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
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A sample of our experts in Trades - Automotive Refinishing

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

  • #ID15164

Automotive expert expert

ID15164, is an experienced expert in the Australian motor vehicle industry since 1976, has a wealth of knowledge including detailed assessments of mechanical and body/paint issues in various vehicles—Cars, Trucks, Motor Homes, Caravans, Motorcycles, Machinery, and Boats. 

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