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Paint Technology

This course is a comprehensive & intensive four day course that contains an overview of the raw materials used in surface coatings & their contribution to the final properties of the coatings. The study of coating systems emphasises the changes taking place in modern technology.

This course has been designed for newcomers to the industry who need a firm foundation in the technology of surface coatings.

 

Course Content

Introduction to Paint & Surface Coatings Technology

Markets for Coatings

Substrates

  • Wood
  • Masonry
  • Metal
  • Plastic

Properties of Coatings

  • Optical Properties
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Rheology

Raw Materials

  • Organic Film Formers
  • Pigments, Pigmentation & the Dispersion Process
  • Solvents & Solubility & the Film Formation Process

Waterborne & High Solids Coatings

  • Specific Raw Materials
  • Types & Example Formulations
  • Uses

Solventborne Coatings

  • Specific Raw Materials
  • Types & Example Formulations
  • Uses

Radiation Cured Coatings

Coatings Application Methods

  • Brush
  • Roller
  • Spray (Air, Airless, HVLP, etc.)
  • Dip, Flow, Curtain, Roller
  • Electrostatic Discs & Bells

Surface Preparation

  • Cleaning
  • Pre-treatment

Powder Coatings

  • Types
  • Uses
  • Application Methods

Microbiology of Coatings

  • Plant Hygiene
  • Aqueous Paints
  • Applied Films
  • Preservation & Protection
  • Microbial Testing

 

Description

This course is a comprehensive & intensive four day course which seeks to provided delegates with a firm foundation in the technology of organic surface coatings.  

The course also contains an overview of the raw materials used in surface coatings & their contribution to the final properties of the coatings.  

The study of the coatings systems emphasises the changes taking place in modern technology.

 

Who Should Attend

To gain maximum benefit from this course it is helpful if delegates have a knowledge of chemistry to university entrance standard.

 

To download the course description click here

 


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