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Free Webinar Focuses on Adhesion Tests

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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The secrets of performing an accurate, reliable adhesion pull-off test will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.

“Measuring Adhesion to Concrete” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon EST Feb. 29.

Webinar: Measuring adhesion to concrete

The webinar will explain how to perform an adhesion pull-off test according to ASTM D 7234 and will review and discuss the variables that can affect the results.

Participants may register here free

About the Presenter

The webinar will be presented by David Beamish, president of DeFelsko Corp., a New York-based manufacturer of hand-held coating test instruments for industrial painting, quality inspection and manufacturing.

 David Beamish, DeFelsko Corp.
David Beamish of DeFelsko Corp. is a civil engineer with more than 25 years of experience in designing and manufacturing testing instruments.

A civil engineer with more than 25 years of experience in designing and manufacturing testing instruments, Beamish conducts training seminars and is an active member of SSPC, NACE, ASTM and ISO.

Registration, CEU Credits

This program is part of the JPCL/SSPC Webinar Education Series, link to which provides continuing education for SSPC recertifications and technology updates on important topics.

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. To do so, applicants must download the FBPE CEU form and pass the Webinar Exam, which costs $25.

Free Coatings Webcasts Available

Numerous free webcasts are now available at www.paintsquare.com/webinars. Among the recent presentations:

 

Webinar: QC of industrial painting operations

“Quality Control of Industrial Painting Operations,” presented Feb. 15, covered many of the issues involved in controlling the quality of workmanship related to coating application. The presenter was Bill Corbett, Technical Services Manager for KTA-Tator Inc.

 

Webinar: Field-applied fluoropolymers for bridges

“Field-Applied Fluoropolymer Coatings for Bridges,” presented Feb. 8, discussed the use of FEVE fluoropolymer coatings as topcoats on bridges. The webinar also reviewed Japan's experience with using fluoropolymers as topcoats on bridges.


Webinar: Illumination of industrial painting projects

“Illumination of Industrial Painting Projects,” presented Jan. 18, provided information on the quantity and quality of lighting on industrial painting projects that is most conducive to achieving quality surface preparation and coating application, productivity, inspection and other quality control activities, and accident prevention.


Webinar: Calculating coating lifetime costs

“Calculating Coating Lifetime Costs,” presented Dec. 19, helped untangle the complex considerations involved in determining a coating’s true cost. Presenter Jayson Helsel, of KTA-Tator Inc., explained how to identify coating systems for various service environments, estimate their service lives, calculate the installed cost, and determine the most cost-effective system on a long-term basis.

 

Webinar: SSPC contractor QP standards

“Comparison of Documentation, Hold Point and Quality Control Training Requirements in Various SSPC Contractor QP Standards,” presented Dec. 14, provided an overview of SSPC’s QP standards that are used in the Painting Contractor Certification Program (PCCP) and described the scope and content of QP 1, QP 3, QP 6, and QP 8. The webinar also explained requirements for training, hold point observations, and QC documentation.


Webinar: Practical coating thickness measurement

“Practical Coating Thickness Measurement Overview,” presented Dec. 6, focused on factors that influence coating thickness measurement, along with a streamlined means of normalizing and verifying gauge accuracy. The presenter was Paul Lomax, of Fischer Technology Inc.

 

Webinar: Aerial lift and scaffold safety

“Aerial Lift and Scaffold Safety,” presented Nov. 30, focused on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s requirements for use of scaffolding and aerial lifts in the construction industry.  The presenter was Stan Liang, a Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional with KTA-Tator Inc.

 

Webinar: Spot repair and priming

“Spot Repair and Priming as an Alternative to Full Coating Removal,” presented Nov. 16, reviewed the design of spot repair (as opposed to full coating removal) and described the benefits of this coating option in terms of economics, corrosion control and aesthetics. The presenter was Tony Serdenes, Regional Vice President/ Director of Coatings for Greenman-Pedersen Inc. and a 30-year veteran of the coatings industry.

   

Tagged categories: Adhesion; Coatings education; Concrete; Quality control; SSPC; Webinars

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