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Specifying and Selecting Coatings

This webinar is archived and recorded from a live presentation on Thursday, April 16, 2015.
Cost: FREE

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Sherwin-Williams is a single source coatings supplier and consultant to multiple industrial markets with a comprehensive product line engineered to provide the highest corrosion protection with the fewest applied coats – balancing initial cost, downtime, service life, preferred maintenance schedule and ease of application – for atmospheric and immersion applications. With operations dating back 150 years, the company pioneered the development and commercialization of paint in a can, as well as single coat, rapid cure, optically active and edge retentive systems. Sherwin-Williams provides NACE-certified technical support on the ground to ensure that coatings are applied properly and customers get what they’re paying for with no headaches. The company works in tandem with each customer to maximize its ability to protect public safety and efficiently manage water storage, sewer collection and treatment plant resources. For more information about Sherwin-Williams and its products, visit

This webinar will provide guidance on how to properly specify and select a coating system for a specific substrate (steel, concrete, metal, previously coated), structure and environment. Participants will be eligible to receive credit from SSPC.


Troy Fraebel, Project Development Manager, Protective and Marine Division

Troy Fraebel more than 25 years of experience in the protective coatings industry, including extensive experience in the water, wastewater, bridge, marine, power and petrochemical markets.

Fraebel is a NACE Certified Coating Inspector, an SSPC Protective Coating Specialist, and an instructor for SSPC’s C1 and C2 training courses. He is also affiliated with ASTM International, AWWA and numerous rural water associations.

Earlier in his career, Fraebel developed the painting quality assurance and maintenance programs for Caldwell Tanks and spent 13 years with KTA-Tator Inc. He has a B.A. from Western Kentucky University and an M.Ed. from William Paterson College.

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