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D+D Education Series Webinar: Removing Coatings from Masonry Substrates

This webinar is archived and recorded from a live presentation on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Cost: FREE

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The removal of paint from masonry substrates is challenging. The advantages and disadvantages of various methods of removal are presented with suggestions provided on matching the method of removal to building-specific conditions. This webinar is an update of a 2010 webinar presented on the same topic.


Ken Trimber, President
KTA-Tator, Inc.

Kenneth A. Trimber is the President of KTA-Tator, Inc. Mr. 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, 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, 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 is a Past Chairman of ASTM D1 on Paints and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications, and authored The Industrial Lead Paint Removal Handbook.

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Tagged categories: ArmaKleen; D+D; Masonry; Substrates