Industrial Polyester & Polyurethane

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Class Description

ico_IPP101Industrial Polyester Polyurethane (IPP 101).  Are you searching for the latest finishing technologies in piano quality finishes?  Are you fearful of years of investment in a long learning curve necessary to achieve these complex finishes?  From sanding preparation to buffing and polishing, this three-day seminar will guide you through each step of polyester & polyurethane finishing.  You will be provided the knowledge and hands-on training to quickly master these leading-edge processes.

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Upcoming IPP 101 Courses


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Participants will learn:

  • Advanced Process and Procedure Training
    In this three-day course, each step of high-tech finishing processes and technologies will be presented in depth to include the following:

    • Sanding and surface preparation
    • Spray equipment selection and application methods
    • Material selection
    • Staining & barrier coats
    • Priming and filling
    • Pigmented finishes over composite materials
    • Clear polyesters & polyurethanes over wood & fancy veneers

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Who Should Attend

  • Boat marine manufacturers
  • Aircraft interior manufacturers
  • Auto interior trim manufacturers
  • Piano finishers
  • Guitar & instrument manufacturers
  • Furniture & cabinet industries

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*Course Outline

Day One
Session 1 – Lecture  |  Overview of Polyester Polyurethane Finishing
Session 2 – Lecture & Demo  |  Surface Preparation
Session 3 – Lecture  |  Equipment Selection and Application Methods
Session 4 – Lecture  |  Material Selection
Session 5 – Hands-on  |  Sealer & Primer Spraying Applications

Day Two
Session 1 – Lecture & Hands-on  |  Primer and Sealer Sanding
Session 2 – Lecture  |  Topcoat Materials & Application Methods
Session 3 – Hands-on  |  Clear Topcoat Spraying
Session 4 – Hands-on  |  Pigmented Topcoat Spraying

Day Three
Session 1 – Lecture  |  Overview of Topcoat Rubbing & Buffing
Session 2 – Hands-on  |  Topcoat Sanding & Rubbing
Session 3 – Hands-on  |  Topcoat Buffing & Polishing
Session 4 – Hands-on  |  Finishing Systems & Material Product Evaluations
Session 5 – Roundtable  |  Finishing Systems & Material Product Evaluations

*Course can be customized based on your specific shop applications

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Who: Open to all.  No pre-requisites required.
Cost: Only $1,495  |  Price includes all course-related materials and a complimentary catered-in lunch.

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Discounts Available

Discounts available if you sign up for two or more classes.

Coatings Courses will be limited to a maximum of 10 participants. Classes fill up quickly, so register today to reserve your seat.  Call 856-696-8467 or contact us to sign up today!

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Additional Information

Satisfaction Guarantee 
Your complete satisfaction is important to us. If you are dissatisfied for any reason, please notify your instructor and return your workshop materials at the end of the class, and we will issue you a refund or arrange for you to attend another AWFI program. It’s that easy!

Financial Policy
All seminars must be 100% prepaid before seminar start date. Payment may be made by check, money order, or Visa/MasterCard.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received in writing 30 days before seminar date will be refunded in full, less $100 cancellation fee. Written notification of cancellation 20 days before seminar date will be refunded 50% less a $200 cancellation fee. After 20 days prior to seminar date, entire class fee is due and non-refundable. Seminars may be transferred to another attendee with proper notification two days prior of scheduled seminar. No transfers from one seminar to another seminar will be allowed. Please call if you have any questions regarding this refund policy.

AWFI reserves the right to reschedule seminar dates depending on class enrollment levels.

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