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Autobody Students Learn to Master New Virtual Paint Machine – SimSpray

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Automotive collision teacher looks to SimSpray to start training students. “This machine gives students a stepping stone to the reality,” he explained. “ It’s something you can practice with, and when you get the real spray gun, panel and paint, students will go back and retrieve that information from the training and put in practice on the real project.”

Courtesy photo Career and Technical Education Automotive Collision Teacher Efrain Villarreal, left, teaches Seth Velasco how to use the district’s new virtual paint machine, SimSpray.

SAN BENITO — With it’s virtual helmet, simulator tower, monitor and handheld spray gun it may look like a video game, but it’s actually a virtual spray paint machine.

Career and Technical Education Automotive Collision Teacher Efrain Villarreal, 60, will begin teaching his students how to use the district’s new machine this month.

According to Villarreal, the machine will provide a valuable training experience for students that will also reduce material waste.

“It’s really exciting and fun to learn because it helps students start getting the hang of spraying without spraying paint,” he said.

 

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