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Workshops and tutorials

"Mix & Match" customised workshop/tutorials can be designed for individuals or small groups from the same organisation. Most workshops last 3–5 hours.

Workshops include a selection of material from existing courses supplemented with additional information defined in consultation with the client.

Presentation is informal and can explore in some depth areas of specific interest. Non-disclosure agreements will be put in place if confidential matters are to be discussed.

One or more of PRA's experts or external consultants will present the workshops, on a date to be agreed.

What Next?

Please contact the Training Team to discuss your individual needs and provide an estimate of timescale and costs.

Topics from which workshops can be compiled include:-

  • Information Sources
  • Chemistry of Binders
  • Quality Control
  • Paint Formulation
  • Manufacturing/Dispersion
  • Scale Up
  • Paint Testing
  • Rheology
  • Colour Matching
  • Mechanical Properties Waterborne Paints
  • Radiation Curing
  • Powder Coating
  • Bio-deterioration
  • Application Methods
  • Experimental Design
  • Durability & Weathering
  • Service Life Prediction
  • Adhesion
  • Mixture theory Industrial Paints
  • Decorative Paints
  • Printing Inks
  • Safety, Health & Environment Legislation
  • Pigments
  • Additives
  • Colloidal Properties
  • Wood Coatings
  • Metals Coatings
  • Masonry Coatings

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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Coatings Events

CEPE Annual Conference + General Assembly 2018

26th September 2018 - 28th September 2018
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European Coatings Technology Forum

17th October 2018 - 18th October 2018
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Woodcoatings Congress 2018

23rd October 2018 - 24th October 2018
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19th Sept 2018

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10th Sept 2018

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26th June 2018

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25th May 2018

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1st May 2018

PRA would like to welcome our latest new member Huzaifa Matawala (Oil Paint Recycling Consultant) on behalf of Rege… https://t.co/i0NSxgjEJu

26th Feb 2018

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