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ANNOUNCEMENT OF SHORT COURSE ON AUGUST 7-11, 2023
Missouri S&T Coatings Institute is now offering the Introduction to Formulation Course on August 7-11, 2023. We are encouraging all participants to be vaccinated before the course to aid in maintaining a safe course. We are limiting the course to 15 participants due to space constraints. We have moved back into Schrenk Hall and the course lecture and lab will all be in Schrenk Hall. We can still be reached by email at,, email@example.com, phone 573-341-4882. We wish that everyone stay safe and healthy. Please keep up with changes on our web site. It should be noted that all courses are subject to changes in university restrictions for Covid-19.
-Michael Van De Mark, Director Missouri S&T Coatings Institute.
This is an intensive 5 day course held twice each year on the Missouri S&T campus. We will be offering "Introduction to Paint Formulation” August 7-11, 2023. Click on course name above for description of course, times, dates and course fees.
ONLINE SHORT COURSE
We are offering "Introduction to the Coating Systems" online short course. This course is targeted for automotive and aviation type OEM companies. This self-paced seminar will cover the painting system from the composition of paints to the evaluation of the dry film. The pigments, resin, solvents and additives will be discussed including their influence on the coatings performance. Color measurement, surface profile, and other evaluation criteria will be related to composition. The importance of surface preparation and other manufacturing criteria will show the system complexity and each step's importance.
We are offering "Surface Defects: Elimination from Human and Process Contaminants" online short course. This course 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. The highly practical approach of this course will greatly aid the personnel involved in the painting operation to reduce and systematically approach issues.
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