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CARP 060B - Plastic Laminates

Unit(s): 1.5

Prerequisite: State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B
Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 022 or appropriate placement; MATH 020 or MATH 020C 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 by covering the materials, tools, and adhesive application techniques for fabricating plastic laminated countertops. This course covers installation of plastic laminates including function and design. Students will review prints to determine substrates, laminate material types and to calculate countertop dimensions. Installation methods and techniques for drop edge and back splash together with cleaning and repair will be emphasized. A countertop will be designed and installed to specifications. Correct use of tools and other equipment will be stressed.

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Whittier, CA 90601

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