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CARP 060B - Plastic Laminates

Unit(s): 1.50

Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B
Advisory:READ 022 or appropriate placement; MATH 070 or appropriate placement

This course is designed to meet the needs of indentured apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry. The course covers the materials, tools, and adhesive application techniques for fabricating plastic laminated countertops. Also covered is the installation of plastic laminates, including function and design. Students review prints to determine substrates and laminate material types, and to calculate countertop dimensions. Emphasis is placed on installation methods and techniques for drop edges and backsplashes, as well as cleaning and repair. Students design and install a countertop to specifications while using tools and other equipment correctly.br>

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Whittier, CA 90601

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