Page 172 in Audatex DBRM Section 5-2 FAQ’s
“Question: Does Audatex include time to refinish the welded areas?
Answer: Audatex refinish labor provides a refinish allowance for the entire panel selected. This includes refinish of the welded seam. Any refinish to adjacent panels is not included. Additionally, the welded area is referred to as the immediate seam area. We do not define the immediate seam area with a linear measurement. Anything beyond the immediate seam area falls under the Labor exclusions.”