Labor for welded panel installation does not include the consumable materials needed when welding. Examples of consumables for welding may include the following:

-Welding Wire (Bohler Union x96, Brazing wire, Er70s-6, OEM Specific Alu wire etc.)
-Shielding gas
-Welding Tips
-Cost of OEM Specific welding coupons
-Coatings required by OEM for welding
-Spark Deflection material
-Labor for protecting the vehicle from welding and sparks

The estimating databases are all intended to be used as a GUIDE ONLY – it is important to remember that the auto body professional performing the repair is in a position to thoroughly inspect, diagnose and identify the methodology and their unique cost of the vehicle damage repair.

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