ROLLA, MO — Missouri S&T is offering "Introduction to Paint Formulation" May 18-22, 2020. This provides a fundamental knowledge of how to approach a starting formulation and troubleshoot it. The course involves both lecture and laboratory work. The course is held on the Rolla, Missouri, campus.

The "Introduction to the Coating Systems" online short course is also offered. This course is targeted for automotive and aviation-type OEM companies. The self-paced seminar will cover the painting system from the composition of paints to the evaluation of the dry film.

The online short course "Surface Defects: Elimination from Human and Process Contaminants" addresses many of the issues in prevention and minimization of defects. The course covers the defects caused by the coatings process, as well as human issues, including personal care product causes. Several of the surface defects are discussed, from basic principles and real-world automotive and aircraft examples.

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