The Five Ws: Specifying Industrial and Commercial Coatings for Various Applications
Coatings are an integral part of many projects but seldom receive the attention they deserve. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss how to properly specify coatings in a wide variety of applications. Participants will be able to evaluate different coating types based on performance and safety characteristics in order to choose the one best suited for specific applications.
- Identify the need for coatings in different settings, including common safety and structural problems that arise when coatings are not properly specified and installed
- Compare and contrast types of coatings such as epoxies, polyurethanes, and others, focusing on the durability, performance, and sustainability of each
- Evaluate different coating types in order to choose the one best suited for each application, including ones that might require waterproof and/or fireproof coatings for safety and durability
- Develop specifications that accurately prescribe the surface preparation needed for specific applications such as cooling towers, roofing, etc.
10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion