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Webinar Focuses on Aesthetics, Testing

Monday, October 12, 2015

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From good color to gloss retention, a free upcoming webinar focuses on the long-term appearance of coatings used on commercial buildings.

“Aesthetics Issues & Related Tests,” a D+D Educational Series Webinar, will be presented at 11 a.m. ET, Oct. 14.

Aesthetics must be addressed during the design of a project. Aggressive environments can present challenges in terms of color and gloss retention of finish coats.

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The webinar will discuss the types of finish coats typically used on commercial buildings as well as testing instruments.

This webinar will discuss finish coats that are commonly used when appearance is critical. The webinar will also address issues associated with appearance when touch-ups are required.

The use of instruments for determining color and gloss of applied coatings will also be discussed.

Webinar participants are eligible for one AIA LU credit.

Participants may register here free.

About the Presenter

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

KTA Tator Inc.

Kenneth A. Trimber, the president of KTA Tator Inc., will present the webinar this Wednesday (Oct. 14).

Trimber has more than 40 years of experience in the industrial painting field. He holds a BS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; is a NACE Certified Coatings Inspector; and is an SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist.

He is a past president of SSPC and is a member of the Standards Review Committee, and is 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 Paints and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications.

The webinar is sponsored by AGC Chemicals Americas Inc.

Webcasts Available

D+D hosts a variety of webinars on topics related to architectural coatings and building materials.

All webcasts are archived for free viewing via D+D’s Video Learning Center.


Tagged categories: Aesthetics; AGC Chemicals; Color retention; Gloss retention; Good Technical Practice; Instruments; Kenneth A. Trimber; KTA-Tator; North America; Paint application; Quality control

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