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Webinar Shows the Why, Hows of Spot QA

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Quality-assurance inspections that can be performed on a spot basis during cleaning and painting projects will be the focus of an upcoming educational webinar hosted by Durability + Design.

Spot QA Assessments of Ongoing Cleaning and Painting Projects,” a D+D Educational Series Webinar, will be presented at 11 a.m. ET March 26.

Why Spot Inspections?

Experts note that the longterm performance of paint applied to building walls depends on the quality of cleaning, installation, and associated repairs.

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The webinar will discuss techniques to improve the quality and longevity of both the paint and associated building repairs.

Unfortunately, they say, the inspection of paint and paint-related work is typically confined to a quick visual assessment after the project is finished—a review that may be both too little and too late.

This webinar will discuss quality-assurance inspections that can be conducted throughout the project to help improve the quality and longevity of both the paint and associated building repairs.

Participants may register here free. The webinar is sponsored by Sherwin-Williams.

About the Presenter

The presenter will be Kenneth A. Trimber, president of coatings consultancy KTA-Tator Inc.


Kenneth A. Trimber, president of KTA-Tator Inc., will present the webinar March 26.

Trimber has 40 years of experience in the industrial painting field. He holds a BS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; is a NACE Certified Coatings Inspector; is an SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist; and is certified at a Level III nuclear coating inspection capability in accordance with ANSI N45.2.6.

He is a past president of SSPC and is a member of the Standards Review Committee and the chairman of the SSPC Commercial Coatings Committee, SSPC Surface Preparation Committee, and the SSPC Containment Task Group.

He has also served as chairman of ASTM Committee D1 on Paint and Related Coatings and Materials.

Webinar participants are eligible for one AIA LU credit.

D+D hosts a variety of webinars on topics related to architectural coatings and building materials. The Education Series focuses on a technical topic; the Product Profile Series features manufacturer-led discussions of a product. To see a list of upcoming and previous webcasts, click here.


Tagged categories: Coatings education; Education; Good Technical Practice; Inspection; Kenneth A. Trimber; Quality assurance; Quality control; Sherwin-Williams; Spot repair

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