CALERA, AL - CCAI has gathered several industry experts to conduct its popular Powder Coating and Curing Processes Seminar. The Alabama Power Technical Applications Center (TAC) in Calera, AL will host the seminar October 6-7, 2015. After two sold-out events in Atlanta, GA, CCAI offers the same education and training at Alabama’s lab facility. The seminar is co-sponsored by the Infrared Division of the Industrial Heating Equipment Association and Products Finishing magazine. The seminar is designed to provide comprehensive training of the complete finishing and curing processes.

Seminar topics and presenters include: “What is Powder Coating and Powder Coating Materials” by Bill Owens, Axalta; “Cleaning & Pretreatment” by Ken Kaluzny, Coral Chemical Co.; “Application Equipment & Booths” by Joe Glassco, Wagner; “Curing Options – Convection, Infrared and Ultraviolet” by John Sudges, Midwest Finishing, Wayne Pettyjohn, Georgia Power, John Podach, Fostoria, and Kevin Joesel, Heraeus; “Part Movement” by Don Miller, George Koch Sons; “Running an Efficient System” by John Sudges, Midwest Finishing Systems; “Powder Coating Removal & Rework” by Dennis McCardle, Kolene; and “Testing Methods” by David Beamish, DelFesko.

Along with the educational instruction, attendees will spend time in the fully-equipped lab at the TAC to experience live demonstrations and hands-on training. This interactive format allows attendees to get applied knowledge of the technologies they are learning in the classroom. Attendees will have the chance to powder coat and cure a part onsite to take home with them.

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