Basics of Paints and Coatings, Applications and Testing
Date: May 10-13, 2022
Course Fee: $1,125
Instructor: Vijay Mannari, Ph.D.
This entry-level course is designed to provide up-to-date information on paints and coating materials used in today’s industrial, architectural and specialty applications. The course introduces fundamentals concepts and then builds thorough understanding of composition, film-formation mechanism, and applications of currently used technologies of coating materials – Solvent based, water-borne, high-solid, Powder, and UV-cure coatings. Useful discussion on the role of raw materials, coating formulation, comparison of different technologies, manufacturing and application processes, testing and evaluation will provide a strong foundation and practical knowledge of coating materials and technologies.
Who should attend?
This course is specifically designed to provide a thorough fundamental understanding and working knowledge of today's coatings and paints. It is highly recommended for beginners or new entrants - scientists, chemists and technicians, marketing, technical sales, paint users, customer support staff, field representatives, manufacturing personnel and all others who need a broad understanding of this dynamic and complex technology. Prior knowledge of paints and coatings is not required for understanding of the concepts discussed in this course.
What you will learn:
- Coating composition: The basic role of coating ingredients and properties.
- Types of paints/coatings and current technologies.
- Fundamentals of coating formulations.
- Manufacturing process and equipment.
- Testing and evaluation methods and protocols
For more information, please contact Professional Programs and Training at 734.487.2259 or email [email protected].
To enroll in a course, please visit our Polymers and Coatings registration site.