ROLLA, MO - Missouri S&T is offering its short course, "Basic Composition of Coatings," September 23-27, 2013. The 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.

Missouri S&T is offering "Introduction to Paint Formulation" October 21-25, 2013. This course is intended to provide a fundamental knowledge of how to approach a starting formulation and troubleshoot it. It involves both lecture and laboratory work.

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