The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Pre-Paint Operating Procedures for Increased Productivity.”

In this webinar, Tim McKinney from ITW Evercoat will show participants why proper preparation, catalyzation and application of body filler is vital since it will ensure the best repair and product performance possible. They will also learn about the do's and don'ts of the body filler process to avoid rework, saving time and helping make their time more productive.

Some of the topics covered in the webinar include:

  • Best practices for safety
  • Product age for peak performance
  • Performance and limitations of fillers
  • Proper preparation
  • Proper catalyzation
  • Application techniques for improved performance

Participants in this webinar will receive a certificate of attendance at the live session. Please allow one week for automatic email delivery of the certificate. After registering, a confirmation email will be sent containing information about joining the webinar. Those who are not sure if they can attend are encouraged to register as they will receive a follow-up email with details on how to attend a recorded session, if available.

For more information or to register, click here.

About the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Established in 1972 as a non-profit organization, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a driving force in the transportation industry. As an independent third party, ASE upholds and promotes high standards of service and repair through the assessment, certification and credentialing of current and future industry professionals, and the prestigious ASE Blue Seal logo identifies professionals who possess the essential knowledge and skills to perform with excellence. Today, there are approximately 220,000 ASE Certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schoolsand colleges throughout the country. For more information about ASE, visit