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Free Webinar: Abrasive Performance Evaluation

Friday, September 4, 2020

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PaintSquare will host a free webinar on Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. EST, entitled: “Evaluation of Abrasive Composition and Performance.”

Presented by Chad Quatman, Project Manager/Coating Application Specialist, and Carly McGee, Materials & Physical Testing Laboratory Manager, both of KTA-Tator, Inc., the webinar will discuss various laboratory tests that are used to evaluate compositional and performance properties of abrasives for the purpose of product qualification and comparing the performance characteristics of different media.

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PaintSquare will host a free webinar on Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. EST, entitled: “Evaluation of Abrasive Composition and Performance.”

Attendees will learn:

  • The most common tests used for abrasive evaluation;
  • The standards used for different types of blasting media; and
  • The benefits of performance testing.

Register for free here.

About the Presenters

McGee is the Materials & Physical Testing Laboratory Manager for KTA-Tator, Inc., where she has been employed since 2001. In this position, McGee is responsible for facility operations including abrasive blast-cleaning and coating of specimens, corrosive and accelerated weathering exposure of specimens, and evaluation of exposed panels. McGee is an SSPC-certified Protective Coatings Specialist, a member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the American Concrete Institute and ACI Certified Concrete Field-Testing Technician Grade 1, a member of ASTM Committees G01 (Corrosion of Metals) and C09 (Concrete and Concrete Aggregates) and a Director for the Research Council on Structural Connections. She has a BS from Grove City College and additional industry-specific training through ASTM, ACI and SSPC.

Quatman is a Project Manager/Coating Application Specialist/Abrasive Testing Specialist with KTA-Tator, Inc. He is an SSPC Level 1 Coating Application Specialist and an SSPC Level 1 Protective Coatings Inspector with more 14 years of coating application experience, and nearly seven years of abrasive testing experience. He also earned an MBA from the University of Phoenix.


Tagged categories: Abrasives; Asia Pacific; Education; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); KTA-Tator; Latin America; North America; PaintSquare; Surface Preparation; Technology Publishing Co.; Webinars; Z-Continents

Comment from Chris Brooks, (12/20/2020, 3:09 AM)

Is there a recording of this event?

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