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Free Webinar: Selection of Commercial Coatings

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

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PaintSquare will host a free webinar at noon, on Oct. 14, entitled, “Selection of Tests for Qualifying Coatings for Commercial Use.”

Presented by Melissa Swogger, Chemical Technician, KTA-Tator, Inc., and Valerie Sherbondy Technical Director of the Analytical Laboratory, KTA-Tator, Inc., the focus will be on coatings used to protect concrete, steel, galvanizing and aluminum, and will also briefly touch on the need for different parameters for interior coatings versus exterior coatings.

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PaintSquare will host a free webinar at noon, on Oct. 14, entitled, “Selection of Tests for Qualifying Coatings for Commercial Use.”

Learning objectives include:

  • The definition and use commercial coatings;
  • Factors to consider when choosing the laboratory test method; and
  • Why testing is different for interior vs. exterior.

Register for free here.

About the Presenters

Swogger is a Chemical Technician with KTA-Tator, Inc., where she has performed compositional and physical testing of coatings and coating systems for more than 13 years. She holds a BS in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh.

Sherbondy is the Technical Director of the Analytical Laboratory for KTA, where she has been employed for over 25 years. She is an SSPC Certified Protective Coatings Specialist (No. 467-921-0326) and has experience with testing and evaluations according to ASTM, ISO, military specifications and various other methods. Sherbondy is a member of the American Chemical Society, SSPC, the Pittsburgh Society for Coatings Technology and the American Society for Testing and Materials, and NACE International. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Chemistry and Business.


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Coating Materials; Coatings education; Commercial Construction; Education; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Latin America; North America; Webinars; Z-Continents

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