The Science of Formulating
"It's all in the Chemistry"
Dates: February 20 - 21, 2017 (Two Day Course)
Dr. James W. Rawlins and Dr. Shelby F. Thames
To provide entry level chemists in the coatings industry an understanding of the principles involved in formulating coatings.
Coatings manufacture is challenging in its complexity as the ingredient list could often contain more than ten items. Formulating a good coating requires a good understanding of the manufacturing technique as well as troubleshooting problems. This short course will seek to impart a comprehensive understanding of pigments, resins, solvents, additives, formulations principles, calculations, and manufacturing techniques applicable to the coatings industry.
Who should attend:
This short course is a general course covering major paint types presented at a fundamental technical level, and is designed for entry-level chemists to the coatings industry. Download Information Brochure