From basics to new performance properties, the state of the art in polyurethanes, polyureas and hybrids will be the focus of a free upcoming Webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.
The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings and the Society for Protective Coatings will present “Advances in Polyurethane and Polyurea Technology” from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. EDT Wednesday (Feb. 22).
Presenter Jay Helsel, of KTA-Tator Inc., will describe the basic chemistries of polyurethanes, polyureas and hybrids, and then discuss recent changes in these chemistries and the enhanced performance properties they have produced. Surface preparation and application issues will be reviewed, and typical uses will be suggested.
Register here free.
SSPC is an accredited training provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE), and Professional Engineers in Florida may submit SSPC Webinar Continuing Education Units to the board. Those who wish to do so must download the FBPE CEU form and pass the Webinar Exam. The cost of the test is $25. Registration is available through the SSPC MarketPlace.
This webinar is part of the 2011 SSPC-JPCL Education Series, providing continuing education for SSPC recertifications as well as technology updates on important topics.
Free Bridge Spec Webcast Available
A free webcast on the complexities of specifications for bridge painting is now available at www.paintsquare.com.
"Writing a Good Specification for Bridge Painting" was presented Wednesday (Feb. 16) as part of the SSPC/JPCL Education Series.
Presenter Derrick Castle, of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, reviewed essential items to consider when writing a quality specification for a typical protective coating system that is being applied to a bridge.
The free recording can be accessed here.