2-Day RUPES BigFoot Paint Correction & Enhancement Class | Pittsburgh, PA

11apr(apr 11)8:00 am12(apr 12)4:30 pm2-Day RUPES BigFoot Paint Correction & Enhancement Class | Pittsburgh, PAMUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. $499

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2-Day RUPES BigFoot Paint Correction & Enhancement Class | Detail King Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This two-day intermediate class is packed full of knowledge. From machine sanding severe defects to high-level polishing with all BigFoot machine movement types, this class covers a wide-range of paint correction topics and hands-on application. This class is ideal for technicians or enthusiasts who have some polishing experience and are ready to advance their game to the next level.

Classroom Training:

  • Rupes Introduction & History
  • Paint Correction defined
  • Technology behind a Dual Action Polisher
  • How to maximize performance
  • Proper machine selection
  • Overview of BigFoot System

Shop Training:

  • Machine sanding to remove defects
  • Refinement sanding to prepare paint for high-level polishing
  • Preventing dieback during intense paint correction
  • Techniques for operating Random Orbital, Gear Driven, and Rotary polishers
  • Technique adjustments for different paint conditions
  • Variables of different paint systems
  • Edgework techniques
  • Trouble-shooting of common paint correction problems


Thursday, April 11, 2024 8:00AM – 4:30PM

Friday, April 12, 2024 8:00AM – 4:30PM


$499, includes $100 credit towards a RUPES polisher or $50 credit towards RUPES polishes/pads

Lead Trainer:

Todd Helme – National Technical Manager, RUPES USA


Robyn Sweet – Field Application Specialist, RUPES USA

Max Attendance:


How to Register:


11 (Thursday) 8:00 am - 12 (Friday) 4:30 pm


Detail King Pittsburgh

947A Old Frankstown Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15239

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