The Powder Coating Institute will hold a its regional Powder Coating 101 course in Seattle, Wash., July 10-11. This day-and-half educational workshop aims to providesan introduction to powder coatings and will focus on materials, application, reclamation, testing and evaluation, quality control, the manufacturing process, and much more. Note: the regional workshops do not include hands-on portion.

Attendees will gain knowledge of powder coatings and its process from expert industry speakers in the classroom. Following are a few course highlights:

  • Powder Coating Process
  • Application, Recovery, Electrostatic Theory
  • Powder Selection, Testing, Costing
  • Surface Preparation
  • System Design, Hanging, Environmental
  • Ovens, Curing, IR Boost
  • Evaluate Samples
  • Certificate of Completion

Registration fees include the Powder Coating Finisher's Handbook (a $120 value) and a workbook of all presentations.

The Powder Coating 101 Workshop will take place at the Marriott Seattle Sea-Tac, 16038 West Valley Highway
Tukwila, WA 98188. Rooms are available here for $129 per night by calling 425-255-0300. Please reference "The Powder Coating Institute." Please reserve by June 25, 2012.