Certifications

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AWFI offers industry and academia recognized certifications for those looking to reduce costs and maximize efficiency as well as comply with State and Federal compliance regulations. Course offerings can include NESHAP as well as Virtual Reality based certification methods.  AWFI can customize curriculum specific to your company’s unique manufacturing process.  Please contact AWFI’s certification team to find out what types of certifications are right for your company.

Certifications include but are not limited to the following:

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Spray Operator

This course serves the following industries:
Wood, Automotive, Aerospace, Heavy Manufacturing, MarineConstruction

Description:
Reduce finishing material consumption by up to 22%
Increase bottom line profits
Improve finishing room throughput
Establish standard operating procedures
Prevent finishing problems
Provide consistent, high quality product to customers
Enhance compliance with state and federal air quality regulations
Reduce waste stream generation
Enhance onsite safety

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6H NESHAP

This course serves the following industries:
WoodAutomotiveAerospaceHeavy ManufacturingMarineConstruction

Description:
The 6H NESHAP regulation affects collision repair facilities, small and large manufacturers, and other facilities that spray coatings. The purpose of the rule is to reduce the amount of hazardous air pollutants emitted by these facilities. Compliance includes training for spray technicians and the potential implementation of equipment and management practices.

  • Proper spray gun setup to achieve correct air and fluid pressure
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Spray gun distance and orientation
  • Spray overlap and patterns to achieve maximum transfer efficiency

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Quality Control

This course serves the following industries:
WoodAutomotiveAerospaceHeavy Manufacturing,MarineConstruction

Description:
Develop processes to control color consistency on substrate
Conduct incoming material audits and in-process inspections
Write standard operating procedures
Use best practice standards
Develop visual “go” and “no-go” panels
Conduct final product quality checks
Collect and record data and track processes
Conduct different kinds of testing such as adhesion, chemical resistance and UV resistance testing

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