Handling Precautions Of Plastic Body Parts

1. The repair procedure for plastic body parts must conform with the type of plastic material.

2. Plastic body parts are identified by the codes in the following table.

3. When repairing metal body parts adjoining plastic body parts (by brazing, frame cutting, welding, painting etc.), consideration must be given to the properties of the plastic.

Code

Material name

Heat* resistant temperature limit *C (*F)

Resistance to alcohol or gasoline

Notes

AAS

Acrylonitrile Acrylic Styrene

80 (176)

Alcohol is harmless if applied only for short time in small amounts (e.g., quick wiping to remove grease).

Avoid gasoline and organic or aromatic solvents.

ABS

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene

80 (176)

Alcohol is harmless if applied only for short time in small amounts (e.g., quick wiping to remove grease).

Avoid gasoline and organic or aromatic solvents.

AES

Acrylonitrile Ethylene Styrene

80 (176)

Alcohol is harmless if applied only for short time in small amounts (e.g., quick wiping to remove grease).

Avoid gasoline and organic or aromatic solvents.

Styrene

Acrylate

80 (176)

Alcohol is harmless if applied only for short time in small amounts (e.g., quick wiping to remove grease).

Avoid gasoline and organic or aromatic solvents.

EPDM

Ethylene Propylene

Gasoline is harmless if applied only for short time in small amounts.

Most solvents are harmless but avoid dipping in gasoline, solvents, etc.

PA

Polyamide (Nylon)

80 (176)

Alcohol and gasoline are harmless.

Avoid battery acid.

PBT

Polybutylene Terephthalate

160 (320)

Alcohol and gasoline are harmless.

Most solvents are harmless.

PC

Polycarbonate

120 (248)

Alcohol is harmless.

Avoid gasoline, brake fluid, wax, wax removers and organic solvents. Avoid alkali.

POM

Polyoxymethylene (Polyacetal)

100 (212)

Alcohol and gasoline are harmless.

Most solvents are harmless.

PP

Polypropylene

80 (176)

Alcohol and gasoline are harmless.

Most solvents are harmless.

PMMA

Polymethyl Methacrylate

80 (176)

Alcohol is harmless if applied only for short time in small amounts.

Avoid dipping or immersing in alcohol, gasoline, solvents, etc.

PVC

Polyvinylchloride (Vinyl)

80 (176)

Alcohol and gasoline are harmless if applied only for short time in small amounts (e.g., quick wiping to remove grease).

Avoid dipping or immersing in alcohol, gasoline, solvents, etc.

TPO

Thermoplastic Olefine

Gasoline is harmless if applied only for short time in small amounts.

Most solvents are harmless but avoid dipping in gasoline, solvents, etc.

Olefine Polymer

80 (176)

Alcohol and gasoline are harmless.

Most solvents are harmless.

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Door Belt Moulding (POM/PVC)

Door Belt Moulding (POM/PVC)

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ABOUT THIS VEHICLE STRUCTUAL OUTLINE

NOTICE ABOUT VEHICLE CONDITION WHEN JACKING UP VEHICLE

1. NOTICE FOR USING JACK AND SAFETY STAND

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2. NOTICE FOR USING SWING ARM TYPE LIFT

Center of Lift

Center of Lift

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3. NOTICE FOR USING PLATE TYPE LIFT

HINT:

Right and left set position

Place the vehicle over the center of the lift. mm (in.)

HINT:

Front and left set position

Place the attachments at the ends of the rubber plate surface, under the vehicle lift pad (A and C in the illustration). Raise the plate slightly and reposition the vehicle so the top of the attachment (B in the illustration) is aligned with the front side notch in the vehicle rocker flange.

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