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Technical training

Services

We offer customised laboratory based training courses at our laboratories in Melton Mowbray. These courses, which can extend from one day to several weeks, are tailored to the specific requirements of clients and can include practical training in:

  • Analysis
  • Testing
  • Small scale paint making
  • Colour measurement

In many cases these courses complement the excellent suite of lecture-based courses, details of which are given on our Training Courses pages. We will be pleased to organise any combination of lecture and laboratory based training. Typical combinations include:

  • Colour Measurement and Control Course combined with training in the use of Spectrophotometers and Colorimeters
  • Paint Technology Course combined with training in the use of analytical and testing equipment

Equipment

Details of the laboratory equipment available are listed in the appropriate Technical and Research pages. In addition, we can include in the courses visits to appropriate external laboratories and factories.

Coatings News

Press Release Nov 17

9th November 2017

PRA granted UKAS accreditation

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Irfab releases first Global Industrial Coatings Market study module - Protective

23rd January 2017

PRA Irfab have released the first module of the new Global Industrial Coatings Market study, Protective.

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Woodcoatings Congress Proceedings

11th January 2017

Did you miss PRA’s 10th International Woodcoatings Congress? You can now buy a copy of the full proceedings and papers from the European Coatings Website!

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Christmas Shutdown

21st December 2016

We will be closed between Saturday 24th December 2016 and Monday 2nd January 2017.

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PRA Newsletter

7th December 2016

Click on the link to view PRA's new quarterly Newsletter

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PRA Press Release November 2016

30th November 2016

Notice of Management Buyout of PRA from Pera Technology Solutions

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Welcome to new Member Olin Epoxy!

21st October 2016

Welcome to our newest member - Olin Epoxy!

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Welcome to M&K Ghana

28th September 2016

PRA are pleased to welcome M&K Ghana to membership.

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Welcome to our new Member Synthomer

14th September 2016

Welcome back to PRA Synthomer!

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Welcome Dupre Minerals to PRA

28th July 2016

PRA is delighted to welcome another new member to the PRA - Dupre Minerals

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Autumn/Winter Training Courses Announced

22nd July 2016

PRA is delighted to preview its Autumn/Winter Training Courses for 2016.

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