DEG DATABASE INQUIRY
8/19/2017
 
Track_# Estimating Platform Inquiry Category Year Make
Model
Resolution Status Origination Date Submission Date Resolution Date Total Time to Resolve
8092 Mitchell - Procedure Page Issue
 
2015
BMW
X5
Resolved  6/3/2015 10:04:02 AM  6/4/2015 1:18:00 PM  6/26/2015 4:58:00 PM  16 Days 
 
Inquiry Description Resolution Description
Mix Paint
IssueSummary
THE MIXING OF TONES TO CREATE MANUFACTURER BODY COLOR, NOT INCLUDED IN PAINT PREMISE TIME.

Section3_SuggestedAction
IS THE TIME IT TAKES TO MIX THE TONERS TO ACHIEVE A SPECIFIC PAINT CODE INCLUDED IN THE REFINISH TIME?
 
IP Explanation
Please reference the following included/not included operations from refinish procedure 28:
Included Operations
Solvent wash
Scuff panel and clean
Mask adjacent panels up to 36 inches or substitute with cover vehicle (bag) complete
Prime or seal as required
Final sanding and clean
Mix materials
Adjust spray equipment
Apply color
Clean equipment
Not Included Operations
Blending into adjacent panel and/or panels, or nearest breaking point
Color match or tinting
Applying anti-corrosion rust resistant materials
Additional application of soft chip primers or anti-chip undercoats
Finish sand and buff
Subsequent vehicle bagging when required: add .2 hour for each application & removal
Mask interior to prevent overspray damage
Removal of protective coatings
Removal of release agent from OEM raw plastic components (example: non-primed bumper covers) See formula under Raw Substrate Prep
Feather, Prime & Block paint damage to adjacent panel and/or panels joined by welding due to burn damage (see Feather, Prime & Block definition under Refinish General Information)
Gravel guard refinish; add .5 hour for the first major panel and .3 hour for each additional panel.