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Waterborne Symposium Announces Short Courses for Feb. 22-28 Conference in New Orleans


16. January 2014

Dr. Storey and Dr. Thames will lead the Short Course discussions.

 

The Waterborne Symposium's 2014 Short Courses will be lead by Dr.  Shelby F. Thames and Dr. Robson F. Storey at the event scheduled for Feb 24-28 in New Orleans.

 

The event kicks off with the Short Courses from Feb. 24-25, followed by the Technology Showcase Exhibit Hall from Feb. 25-27. The  Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium runs Feb. 26-28, while the Student Poster Session and Informal Interview Session will be Feb. 27 and the Paper Awards will be held Feb. 28.

To register for the event, please visit www.waterbornesymposium.com

 

 

Introduction to Coatings Formulation

Dates: February 24 & 25, 2014 (Two Day Course)

 

Dr.  Shelby F. Thames

Distinguished University Research Professor - Polymer Science

Course Purpose: To provide entry level chemists in the coatings industry an understanding of the principles involved in formulating coatings.

Course Description: 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.

 

Our Speakers

Dr. Shelby F. Thames  - The University of Southern Mississippi

*Welcome & Introduction to Coatings

*Most Important Advances in Coatings in the Last Century

*Overview, Closing Remarks and Future Outlook

 

Dr. James W.  Rawlins - The University of Southern Mississippi

*Structure-Property Relationships in Polymers

 

Vincent Goldman - BASF Corporation

*Paint Formulation

 

Christopher Howard - Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation

*Additive Technology – Principles and Formulation

 

Pete Schmitt - Bayer MaterialScience

*Formulating Polyurethane Coatings

 

Sharathkumar Mendon - The University of Southern Mississippi

*Solvents

*Coatings Calculations

 

Derek Crawford - Momentive

 *Formulating High Performance Waterborne Epoxy Coatings

 

Paul Mills - Wagner and

Jerry Trostle - Pneu-mech

*Choosing the Correct Finishing Equipment- Not as Easy as You Might Think

 

Dr. Romesh Kumar - CLARIANT Corporation

*Fundamentals of Colored Pigments

 

Scott Van Remortel - UNIMIN Corporation

*Introduction to Mineral Fillers and Extenders for Coatings

 

Michael Blanton - The University of Southern Mississippi

*Coatings Characterization

 

Reformulating to Waterborne Coatings

Dates: February 24 & 25, 2014 (Two Day Course)

 

Dr.  Robson F. Storey

Professor of Polymer Science

 

Course Purpose: To provide chemists in the coatings industry an understanding of the principles involved in reformulating systems to a waterborne system.

Course Description: Reformulating to Waterborne Coatings is an intensive, two-day course providing an introduction to the technology of waterborne coatings with an emphasis on the challenges encountered in converting existing solvent-borne coating systems to water. It consists of a series of lectures organized around various popular coating types including acrylic latex, polyester/alkyd, two-component polyurethane, polyurethane dispersion, epoxy, and silicone. Additional topics include the use of additives, pigments and pigment dispersion, and application methods for waterborne coatings.

Who should attend: The course is designed for coating chemists and formulators and for persons interested in new applications for waterborne coatings.

 

Our Speakers

Dr. Robson F. Storey- The University of Southern Mississippi

*Welcome & Course Overview

*Fundamentals of Polymer Design for Waterborne Coatings

 

Dr. Leo Procopio - The Dow Chemical Company

*Formulating Waterborne Acrylic Polymers for Industrial Coatings

*Application Methods for Waterborne Coatings

 

Tracy Wickmann - Air Products & Chemicals, Inc

*Formulating Two-Package, Ambient-Cure Waterborne Epoxy Coatings

 

Peter Schmitt -  Bayer MaterialScience

*The Use of Waterborne Polyurethanes in High Performance Coatings

 

Mike Jeffries - Bayer MaterialScience

*High Performance Waterborne Two-Component Polyurethanes

 

Jeff Danneman - Reichhold

*Formulating Fundamentals for Water-Reducible and Alkyd Latex Coatings

 

Dr. Charlie Hegedus - Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

*Surfactants and Defoamers in Waterborne Coatings

 

Dr. Ayumu Yokoyama - Axalta Coating Systems

 *Formulation of Waterborne Pigment Dispersions

 

Dr. Romesh Kumar - CLARIANT Corporation

*Pigment Selection for Architectural Coatings

 

Dr. Donald Liles - Dow Corning Corporation

*The Role of Silicones in Formulating Water-Based Coatings

 


 

 


 



 

 

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