This course provides delegates with an introduction to paint technology. It explains why paints are used & from what they are made. Other aspects of the course include manufacture & application, testing & performance. There is also an overview of the major paint markets & their drivers.
This course provides delegates with an introduction to paint technology. It will explain why paints are used & the different functional types covering all aspects of decoration & protection. The major building blocks including polymers, pigments & additives will be described & the constraints that relate to different markets. Other aspects include manufacture & application.
The question of what makes a good paint will be discussed in terms of performance & test methods, against the background of legislation & the pressure for sustainability & a low carbon footprint. A commercial overview indicating the major market sectors both decorative & industrial is also included.
The course has been designed for anyone who is either a newcomer to a paint related field or does not have a scientific background. The course will be particularly useful to sales and marketing personnel.
For anyone who has a knowledge of chemistry & requires a more comprehensive coverage of the technology of paint coatings you may find the "Paint Technology" course more suitable.
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Paint & Coatings Basics
Tuesday 4th September 2018
Melton Mowbray, UK
Non PRA Members: £560
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