ROLLA, MO - The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is offering "Introduction to Coatings Composition and Specifications" July 23-25, 2008, in Rolla, MO. The course will discuss types of coatings, the basic composition of coatings, and the tests and specifications used by the industry. This course will give participants the fundamentals needed to work in the coatings industry.
This fall, Missouri S&T is offering “Basic Composition of Coatings" September 15-19, 2008, and “Introduction to Paint Formulation" November 3-7, 2008. The basic composition course is intended for new personnel in the coatings profession. It targets the components of coatings (resin, pigments, extenders, solvents and additives), testing and specifications, general formulation, and manufacturing methods. It is primarily a lecture course with several laboratory demonstrations. The paint formulation course provides a fundamental knowledge of how to approach a starting formulation and troubleshoot it. This course involves both lecture and laboratory work.
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