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February 04 - 05, 2013
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. The course is designed for coating chemists and formulators and for persons interested in new applications for waterborne coatings. 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.
For more informaton visit: http://www.usm.edu/waterborne/shortcourses.html