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# ICE 2004 Technology Conference.

Monday-Tuesday

October 25-26, 2004

Executive Forum and Two-Day Courses

Executive Forum:

Six Sigma Not to be confused with Sigma 6.
Six Sigma is a set of practices originally developed by Motorola to systematically improve processes by eliminating defects.[1] A defect is defined as nonconformity of a product or service to its specifications.
for Global Competitiveness

This course presents a concise overview of the Six Sigma concepts that can take a business to world-class excellence. Six Sigma is a statistics-based approach that defines a defect as anything that results in customer dissatisfaction. Six modules will be covered throughout the course:

* What is Six Sigma?

* Historical Background

* Six Sigma in a Nutshell

* Stepwise stepwise

stepwise multiple regression
used when a large number of possible explanatory variables are available and there is difficulty interpreting the partial regression
Procedure for Implementing Six Sigma

* Case Studies

* Implementation Strategy and Plan

Attendees Will Learn

-- To examine the Six Sigma philosophy, which prescribes a structured, analytical approach to decision-making that reduces defects, increases customer satisfaction, improves profit, and grows market share

-- To develop a clear understanding of what Six Sigma is, if it is right for your organization, and how to go about deploying Six Sigma in your company

-- How to apply Six Sigma to static (discrete-parts manufacturing and transactional) applications

-- To enable participants to improve the performance of processes and transactions under their jurisdiction

Who Should Attend

All coatings professionals involved in the various facets of the manufacture and delivery of coatings products and services.

Attendance Limit

This course is limited to 20 attendees. Please register early.

Instructor

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to the Executive Forum program is by pre-qualification. Payment will be processed when admittance is confirmed. Two lunches and continental breakfasts will be provided. Those admitted into the program also receive admittance to the International Coatings Expo and Annual Meeting Program.

Two-Day Courses:

This course is intended to provide formulators and users of coatings with a fundamental and practical understanding of the concepts and available technologies for a wide range of additives that are commonly utilized to improve performance. Additives for both waterborne and solvent-based coatings are described, and useful application guidelines are provided.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Basic theory and concepts for a wide range of additives

-- Available technologies and their application to improve performance

-- Current innovations

-- Formulating guidelines

Who Should Attend

Coating formulators including R & D, application development, technical service personnel, and coatings users will find this course a useful resource for understanding the various aspects and practical utility of additives.

Topics

* Paint Formulation, Surface Chemistry and Surfactants--Ernest C. Galgoci, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

* Catalysis catalysis

Modification (usually acceleration) of a chemical reaction rate by addition of a catalyst, which combines with the reactants but is ultimately regenerated so that its amount remains unchanged and the chemical equilibrium of the conditions of the reaction is not
of Coatings Applications--John J. Florio, King Industries, Inc.

* The Basics of Pigment Wetting and Dispersion Stabilization--John W. Du, BYK-Chemie USA

* Technology of Corrosion Inhibitor A corrosion inhibitor is a chemical compound that, when added in small concentration, stops or slows down corrosion of metals and alloys.

A typical good corrosion inhibitor will give 95% inhibition at concentration of 80 ppm, and 90% at 40 ppm.
Additives Used in Coatings--Tony Gichuhi, Halox

* Advances in Wax Technologies for Coatings Applications--John W. Du

* Control of Microbes in Coatings--Wolfgang Lindner, Troy Corp.

* Degradation and Stabilization of Coatings--Michael Amone and Mervin Wood, Ciba Specialty Chemicals “Ciba” redirects here. For the pre-1971 company, see Novartis.

Ciba Specialty Chemicals is a chemical company based in and near Basel, Switzerland. It was formed as the non-pharmaceuticals elements of Novartis were spun out in 1997, following the merger in the

* Thickeners and Rheology Modifiers--Gregory D. Shay shay
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[Back-formation from chaise (taken as pl. )]

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, The Dow Chemical Co.

* Interfacial Surface Tension Noun 1. interfacial surface tension - surface tension at the surface separating two non-miscible liquids
interfacial tension

surface tension - a phenomenon at the surface of a liquid caused by intermolecular forces
and Additives for Flow and Leveling--Robin Reinhardt, EFKA Additives North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere.  Inc.

* How Silica Matting Agents Function in the Formulation of Low Gloss Coatings--Daniel Goldberg, Degussa Corporation

* Functional Silanes in Coating Formulations--Kerstin Weissenbach, Degussa Corporation

* Defoamers--A Prescription for Successful Formulation--Kenneth Breindel, Cognis Corporation

Basic Polymer and Crosslinking Chemistry for the Coatings Chemist

This course provides a good understanding and knowledge of the synthesis and applications of the various polymers used in the coatings industry. Theory of crosslinking, structure property relationships, mechanical properties of coatings and test methods are covered.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Basics of free radical and step growth polymerization polymerization

Any process in which monomers combine chemically to produce a polymer. The monomer molecules—which in the polymer usually number from at least 100 to many thousands—may or may not all be the same.

-- Synthesis and applications of latices la·ti·ces
n.
A plural of latex.
, epoxy resins epoxy resins, group of synthetic resins used to make plastics and adhesives. These materials are noted for their versatility, but their relatively high cost has limited their use. , alkyds, silicones, and fluoropolymers

-- Crosslinking chemistries used in the coatings industry

-- Structure property relationships

Who Should Attend

Chemists, engineers, sales and marketing professionals.

Topics

* Fundamentals of Polymer Chemistry--Frederick H. Walker, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

* Structure/Property Relationships, Test Methods and Theory of Crosslinking--Loren W. Hill, Consultant

Any of a class of thermosetting polymers, polyethers built up from monomers with an ether group that takes the form of a three-membered epoxide ring. The familiar two-part epoxy adhesives consist of a resin with epoxide rings at the ends of its molecules and a curing
Resins--David A. Dubowik, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

* An Overview of Emulsion Polymerization Emulsion polymerization is a type of radical polymerization that usually starts with an emulsion incorporating water, monomer, and surfactant. The most common type of emulsion polymerization is an oil-in-water emulsion, in which droplets of monomer (the oil) are emulsified (with , Acrylics and Styrene/Acrylic Emulsion emulsion: see colloid.
emulsion

Mixture of two or more liquids in which one is dispersed in the other as microscopic or ultramicroscopic droplets (see colloid). Emulsions are stabilized by agents (emulsifiers) that (e.g.
Polymers--Gary R. Larson, Rohm and Haas Rohm and Haas Company (NYSE: ROH), a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based company, manufactures miscellaneous materials. A Fortune 500 Company, Rohm and Haas employs more than 17,000 people in 27 countries. The annual sales revenue of Rohm and Haas stands at about USD 8.2 billion.  Co.

* Vinyl Acrylic Emulsion Polymerization/Polymers--Chia-Chen Lo, The Dow Chemical Co.

* Powder Coatings--John D. Jacquin, Solutia Inc Solutia Inc. is a chemical production company. It was formed in 1997 as a spin-off of Monsanto Company. History
Monsanto's core business was chemicals, and so Solutia traces its antecedents back to the foundation of Monsanto in St. Louis in 1901.
.

* Film Formation, Latex Particle Morphology and Crosslinking in Waterborne Systems--Chen-Le Zhao, BASF BASF Bar Association of San Francisco (since 1872; San Francisco, California)
BASF Badische Anilin und Soda Fabrik (German chemical products company)
BASF Builders Association of South Florida
Corp.

* Solventborne Polyurethane polyurethane

Any of a class of very versatile polymers that are made into flexible and rigid foams, fibres, elastomers (elastic polymers), surface coatings, and adhesives.
Chemistry--Myron W. Shaffer, Bayer Polymers

* Silanes and Silicone Chemistry--Kendall L. Guyer, OSi Specialties

* Fluoropolymers for Coatings Applications--Kurt A. Wood, Atofina Chemicals, Inc.

* Acetoacetate Chemistry--Stacey J. Marsh, Eastman Chemical Co.

* Melamine-Formaldehyde Crosslinking Agents: Their Composition and Performance--J. Colin Brogan, Cytec Industries Cytec Industries is a specialty chemicals and materials technology company with pro-forma sales in 2004, including the Surface Specialties acquisition, of approximately \$3.0 billion. Cytec is a result of its spin-off from American Cyanamid Company. , Inc.

* Alkyds and Polyesters--Jeffrey H. Danneman, Reichhold, Inc.

* Energy Cured Coatings--The Basics--Peter T. Weissman, Surface Specialties--UCB

This course goes beyond the basics to cover advanced topics in polymer systems and crosslinking chemistry for coatings, with an emphasis on new and emerging technologies. Attendees should have a background in organic and polymer chemistry Polymer chemistry or macromolecular chemistry is a multidisciplinary science that deals with the chemical synthesis and chemical properties of polymers or macromolecules. . Selected topics related to new polymer technology and advanced discussions of crosslinking chemistry are presented.

Attendees Will Learn

-- To become aware of some of the latest developments in polymers and resins for coatings applications

-- New and emerging concepts in polymer systems and crosslinkers

Who Should Attend

* Anyone who has attended the "Polymer Chemistry for the Coatings Formulator" course or who already has a basic knowledge of polymer chemistry.

* Coatings formulators who would like to explore current polymer and resin chemistry concepts.

* Anyone who wishes to have a more in-depth understanding of crosslinking chemistry and the crosslinking process.

* R & D personnel involved in discovering or evaluating new polymers and crosslinkers and in understanding the effect of structure on properties in crosslinked systems.

Topics

* Powder Coatings--Tina Tullos and Veronica Reichert, Rohm and Haas Co.

* Crosslink Density in Short Chain Networks--Loren W. Hill, Consultant

* VOC (Vertical Online Community) See vertical portal.  Compliant Waterborne Alkyd Resin Noun 1. alkyd resin - a durable synthetic resin widely used in adhesives and paints
alkyd

synthetic resin - a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics
Technology--Kyu-Jun Kim, Reichhold, Inc.

* Solventborne Acrylics--Michael C. Grady, DuPont Co.

* Advances in Polyurethane Technology--Myron W. Shaffer, Bayer Corp.

* Alternative Crosslinking Chemistry--Dean C. Webster, North Dakota State University North Dakota State University, at Fargo; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1890 as North Dakota Agricultural College, achieved university status in 1960.

* Waterborne Epoxy Resin epoxy resin (ēpok´sē, pok´sē),
n See resin, epoxy.
Technology--Ernest C. Galgoci, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

* Advances in Amino Resin Noun 1. amino resin - a plastic (synthetic resin) made from amino compounds; used as an adhesive and as a coating for paper and textiles
amino plastic, aminoplast
Technology--George D. Vaughn, Surface Specialties--UCB

* Advances in Latex Polymers--Gary R. Larson, Rohm and Haas Co.

* Fluoropolymers--Kurt A. Wood, Atofina Chemicals, Inc.

Waterborne Coatings Technology: Understanding the Transition

This course is a detailed look at water-based coating technology, covering resin preparation, raw material selection, properties, and formulation methodologies. All major areas of application such as architectural, industrial, and maintenance are discussed. A basic understanding of resin chemistries and formulation knowledge is assumed.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Both resin technology and formulating variables with emphasis on the benefits and shortcomings A shortcoming is a character flaw.

Shortcomings may also be:
• Shortcomings (SATC episode), an episode of the television series Sex and the City
of various coating ingredients

-- Basic criteria to help the formulators select the best resins and additives for their application

Who Should Attend

Coatings and polymer chemists, formulators, and technical support personnel from coatings manufacturers and raw material suppliers.

Topics

* Waterborne Polymers and Coating Technologies--Jamil Baghdachi, Eastern Michigan University Eastern Michigan University, mainly at Ypsilanti, Mich.; coeducational; founded 1849 as a normal school, became Eastern Michigan College in 1956, gained university status in 1959.

* Properties of Liquids--Stuart G. Croll, North Dakota State University

* Film Formation--Stuart G. Croll

* Waterborne Acrylic Polymers--Gary R. Larson, Rohm and Haas Co.

* An Overview of Coalescing coalescing (kōles´ing),
n a joining or fusing of parts.
Aids and Coupling Solvents--Kevin McCreight, Eastman Chemical Co.

* Purpose of Rheological rhe·ol·o·gy
n.
The study of the deformation and flow of matter.

rheo·log

* Preservation and Protection of Waterborne Coatings Against Microorganisms--Alan C. Eachus, Dow Chemical Co.

* Waterborne Epoxies--Daniel J. Weinmann, Resolution Performance Products

* Waterborne Polyurethane Coatings--Patricia Jacobs, Bayer Polymers

* Pigment Wetting, Dispersion, and Stabilization--Janos Hajas, BYK BYK Bouake Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast airport code)  Chemie GmbH

* Water Reducible Alkyd al·kyd
n.
A widely used durable synthetic resin derived from glycerol and phthalic anhydride. Also called alkyd resin.

[alky(l) + (aci)d.]

Noun 1.
and Polyester Resin Polyester Resin - Unsaturated Polyester Resin. The term generally used for unsaturated (means containing chemical double bonds) resins formed by the reaction of dibasic organic acids and polyhydric alcohols, basic component of SMC/BMC.  Chemistry and Paint Formulation--Guy Lopez, Eastman Chemical Co.

* Foam and Its Control in Waterborne Systems--Kenneth Breindel, Cognis Corp.

Principles of Paint Formulations

A basic introduction to formulating various kinds of paints, this course provides an understanding of paint ingredients, paint formulating strategies, and formulation design.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Composition of paints including pigments, binders, and additives

-- Volume concepts and their effect on paint properties

-- Strategies for formulation development

-- How to calculate paint's physical constants

-- Formulating differences between waterborne and solventborne paints

-- How to troubleshoot formulation problems

-- How to recognize paint film defects

-- Design of formulations for specific end uses and application methods

-- Translation of laboratory formulations to paint manufacturers

Who Should Attend

Paint formulators, raw material suppliers, paint manufacturers, and end users.

Topics

* Coating Industry, Process and Formulation Review--Raymond H. Fernando, Cal Poly Cal Poly may refer to:
• California Polytechnic State University, located in San Luis Obispo, California (Cal Poly)
• California State Polytechnic University, Pomona located in Pomona, California (Cal Poly Pomona)
State University

* Principles of Pigment Wetting, Dispersion, and Stabilization in Organic Coatings--Janos Hajas, BYK-Chemie GmbH

* Rheology and Rheology Modifiers--Raymond H. Fernando

* Additives for High Solids and Waterborne Coatings--Rudy Berndlmaier, King Industries, Inc.

* Coil Coatings: A Current Perspective--David A. Cocuzzi, Akzo Nobel Akzo Nobel is a multinational company, active in the fields of healthcare products, coatings and chemicals. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the company has activities in more than 80 countries, and employs approximately 62,000 people.  Coatings Inc.

* Analytical Techniques An analytical technique is a method that is used to determine the concentration of a chemical compound or chemical element. There are a wide variety of techniques used for analysis, from simple weighing (gravimetric) to titrations (titrimetric)to very advanced techniques using  for the Investigation of Coating Failures--Dwight G. Weldon, Weldon Laboratories

* Formulating for Plastic Substrates--Jamil Baghdachi, Eastern Michigan University

* Formulating for Factory Applied Wood Finishes--Ronald Obie, Wood Coatings Research Group

* Formulating for Architectural Coatings--Michael Kaufman, The Dow Chemical Co.

* Color and Appearance--Tracy L. Hill, BYK-Gardner USA

* Formulating Industrial Maintenance Coatings--Max A. Winkeler, Consultant

* Paint Manufacturing--Michael L. Fortener, DuPont

* Coating Applications--Raymond H. Fernando

Tuesday

October 26, 2004

One-Day Courses

Color Science and Technology

This course covers the fundamentals of color not of the white race; - commonly meaning, esp. in the United States, of negro blood, pure or mixed.

science as relating to relating to relate prepconcernant

relating to relate prepbezüglich +gen, mit Bezug auf +acc
paint and coatings formulation. Focus is on color science fundamentals and measurement of color and how to formulate for color matching. The impact of aluminum pigments and other effect pigments are also discussed.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Color measurement fundamentals

-- CIE (Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage, International Commission on Illumination, Vienna, Austria, www.cie.co.at) An international organization that sets standards for all aspects of lighting and illumination, including colorimetry, photometry and the measurement of visible and  Color Space A system for describing color numerically. Also known as a "color model," the most widely used color spaces are RGB for scanners and displays, CMYK for color printing and YUV for video and TV.

-- Color measurement techniques

-- Visual-instrumental correlation

-- Effect of application on color

-- Color harmony

Who Should Attend

Formulators, raw material suppliers, and end users.

Instructor

Michael Henry, PPG Industries PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) was founded in 1883 as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company.

PPG is an American manufacturer of glass and chemical products, including automotive safety glass.
, Inc.

Paste Printing Ink Vehicles

(Co-Sponsored by OCCA OCCA Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals
OCCA Oil & Colour Chemists' Association
OCCA Oregon Community College Association
OCCA Orthodox Catholic Church of America
OCCA Organized Crime Control Act
OCCA Open Cooperative Computing Architecture
and FSCT FSCT Federation of Societies for Coating Technology
FSCT Fire Support Control Terminal
)

An in-depth overview of oil based printing ink vehicles, this course covers the various raw materials used in vehicles, different formulations, methods of manufacturing, and testing of their physical properties.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Vehicle composition and selection based on ink type and desired properties

-- Resin/rosin selection as well as gellants used in vehicles

-- Properties that vehicles impart to finished ink

Who Should Attend

Printing ink formulators, R & D personnel, and technical support personnel from ink and raw materials suppliers to the ink industry.

Topics

* Vehicle criteria

* Basic vehicle properties

* Formulations (heatset, sheetfed)

* Manufacturing methods

* Tests

Instructor

Mike Miller, SICPA North America, Inc.

Maintenance Coatings

This course is designed to teach coatings formulators and users the chemistry, systems, and performance of the technologies used in maintenance coatings for the protection of concrete and steel. Solvent-based, high-solids, 100% solids, and waterborne systems are covered.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Available technologies, applications, and performance

-- Current innovations

-- Formulating guidelines

Who Should Attend

Chemists and technologists from raw material suppliers and coating manufacturers and specifiers and end-users of coatings.

Topics

* Conventional and High-Solids Solventborne Epoxy Resins--Timothy P. Takas, Reichhold, Inc.

* Advances in Waterborne Epoxies--David A. Dubowik, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

* Acrylic Polymers in Maintenance Coatings--William J. Rosano, Rohm and Haas Co.

* Alkyd Technologies--Carol Williams, Reichhold, Inc.

* Polyurethane Maintenance Coatings for Steel and Concrete--Karl Wuehrer and Ron Eritano, Bayer MaterialScience Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) is an independent subgroup within Bayer AG. It was created as part of the restructuring of Bayer AG from the former business group Bayer Polymers, with certain of its activities being spun off to Lanxess AG.  LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.

* Polyureas--Dudley Primeaux, Primeaux Associates, LLC

Powder Coatings Powder coating is a type of dry coating, which is applied as a free-flowing, dry powder. The main difference between a conventional liquid paint and a powder coating is that the powder coating does not require a solvent to keep the binder and filler parts in a liquid suspension

This course provides a detailed overview of the fundamentals of powder coatings. The basic components of powder coatings--resins, crosslinkers, pigments, and additives--and the proper selection of these components are reviewed. Other topics include the process of making and applying powder coatings, modern formulation techniques that enable general purpose to highly specialized finishes, and specific end use applications.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Technology behind powder coatings growth

-- Fundamentals of binder resin chemistries

The Epoxies are an American band from Portland, Oregon formed in 2000. Heavily influenced by punk rock and New Wave the band has described themselves as robot garage rock.
, acrylics, specialties

-- When to use powder coatings

-- Chemistry of commercial crosslinkers and when to use

-- Background on powder process, application, and cure

-- Pigments and additives used specifically in powder

-- Unique formulating capabilities of powder coatings

-- Performance of powder versus liquid

-- Newest technology trends--and where next generation growth will come from

Who Should Attend

Technicians and chemists who are involved in the formulation, end use, or R & D of powder coatings, as well as sales and marketing specialists with a need to quickly learn the basics of the powder coatings industry.

Topics

* Introduction/Overview--Carl J. Sullivan, Reichhold, Inc.

* Resin and Crosslinker Chemistry for Powder Coatings--Chuck Danick, Danick Specialties & Support Inc.

* Powder Coating Formulation Design and Production--Kevin Biller bill·er
n.
One that bills, as:
a. A clerk who prepares bills.

b. A machine used in preparing bills.
, Jamestown Powder Coatings

* Transportation-Automotive OEM--Eric Dumain, Reichhold, Inc. and Rick Tansey, PPG PPG Points Per Game (basketball player statistic)
PPG Power Play Goals (hockey)
PPG Planning Policy Guidance (UK)
PPG Programmable Pulse Generator
PPG Power Puff Girls

* Exterior Durable and Superdurable Technologies--Ron Guida, EMS Primid

* Low Temperature Cure Technologies--Ramesh Subramanian, Bayer

* Open Panel Discussion/Q & A

High Throughput Methodology for Rapid Coatings Development

This course provides an overview of several aspects of combinatorial chemistry/high throughput methodology as applied to rapid coatings development.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Description and examples of combinatorial chemistry Combinatorial chemistry involves the rapid synthesis or the computer simulation of a large number of different but structurally related molecules. Introduction
Synthesis of molecules in a combinatorial fashion can quickly lead to large numbers of molecules.

-- Experimental design

-- Application to coatings development

-- Equipment

-- Software

-- Data Analysis

Who Should Attend

Chemists, formulators, and end users. All will learn aspects of experimental design, combinatorial chemistry, and high throughput methodologies as applied to coatings formulation science.

Topics

* General Introduction Overview and Design of Experiment; Design of Experiment; GE Applications to Coatings Development--Bret J. Chisholm, GE Global R & D

* Process/Equipment--Michael Schneider, Chemspeed Ltd.

* Applications of Equipment--Dean C. Webster, North Dakota State University

* Software and Data Analysis--Michael Doyle, Accelrys Inc.

* Gradient Film Applications--Jeff Gilman, NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology, Washington, DC, www.nist.gov) The standards-defining agency of the U.S. government, formerly the National Bureau of Standards. It is one of three agencies that fall under the Technology Administration (www.technology.

Wednesday

October 27, 2004

One-Day Courses

Introduction to Coatings Technology for the Non-Technologist

This course, designed for personnel in the coatings industry from sales, manufacturing, finance, and management areas who seek a basic introduction to coatings technology, is also suitable for the novice formulator. Principles of paint formulation, introductory coatings chemistry, and basic information concerning the raw materials (polymers and resins, solvents, pigments, additives) used in our industry are presented. The course is designed to convey relevant information to attendees with minimal or no chemistry background, though a basic knowledge of chemistry is helpful.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Fundamental principles of formulation

-- Roles of resins, pigments, solvents, and additives in formulation

-- Important calculations for paint formulation

-- Basic chemistry of the most important types of coatings

-- Paint defects and how to fix them

Who Should Attend

Sales, marketing, and business personnel in the coatings industry, management and field service personnel, as well as lab technicians new to the industry.

Topics

* General Overview of Paints and Coatings--Ernie Galgoci, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

* Rheology and Surface Chemistry--Ernie Galgoci

* Polymers and Resins--Ernie Galgoci

* Pigments, Extenders and Fillers in Paints--Charles R. Hegedus, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

* Solvents in Paints--Charles R. Hegedus

* Additives in Paints--Charles R. Hegedus

* Paint Formulation--Charles R. Hegedus

* Paint Testing, Performance and Failure--Charles R. Hegedus

in laser treatment, the laser light is absorbed and converted into chemical energy.
Polymerization for Coatings Applications

This course provides an overview of the chemistry, raw materials, energy sources, and applications in commercial use for the coatings market. In addition to a review of more recent advances and trends for the future, discussions focus on characteristics and benefits of photo-polymerized coatings.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Fundamentals of photo-polymerization chemistry and the variety of energy sources

-- Materials and equipment in use by application

-- Characteristics and benefits of photo-polymerized systems

-- Information on the most recent advances and trends in the market

-- Potential applications appropriate in their businesses

Who Should Attend

Chemists, formulators, design engineers, material suppliers, applicators, and sales and marketing personnel.

Topics

* Basic UV Cure and UV Cure Pigmented Technology--Michael Dvorchak, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

* Advanced UV Cure Technology--Michael Dvorchak

* Conventional UV Cure Equipment--Kevin H. Joesel, Fusion UV Systems, Inc.

* Low Intensity UV A Light Technology Development--Daniel L. Maloney, H & S Auto Shot

* Development of UV Cure Wood Finishes--TBD

* Development of UV A Auto Refinish--Anthony Tye, BASF Corp.

Nanotechnology and Nanocomposites

This course features an overview of nanotechnology and nanocomposites used in the development of coatings and in some ancillary markets.

Attendees Will Learn

-- General overview of technology and applications

-- Organic/inorganic nanoparticles

-- Composites

-- UV-curables and raw materials

-- Applications and summary

Who Should Attend

Chemists, formulators and end users. All will learn aspects of nanotechnology and nanocomposites used in the development of coatings.

Topics

* General Introduction, Applications, Considerations--Raymond H. Fernando, Cal Poly State University

* Characterization Tools for Nanocomposites--Li-piin Sung, NIST Polymeric polymeric /poly·mer·ic/ (pol?i-mer´ik) exhibiting the characteristics of a polymer.

pol·y·mer·ic
1. Having the properties of a polymer.

2.
Materials Group

* Organic/Inorganic Composites--Mark D. Soucek, University of Akron Enrollment in fall 2006 was 23,539 students.[1] The school offers more than 200 undergraduate degrees [2] and 100 graduate degrees [3]. The University's best-known program is its College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, which is located in a

* Nanoparticle Composites--TBD, Nanophase Technologies and ALTANA Chemie

* Summary--Raymond H. Fernando

Wednesday

October 27, 2004

Half-Day Courses

(Morning)

Design of Anti-Corrosion Coatings

The course provides information on the fundamentals of corrosion, including the basic mechanisms of how and why it occurs. This leads into the strategy for designing coatings for slowing down the rate of corrosion on buildings, pipelines and tanks etc. Participants will learn how to optimize anti-corrosion coating performance, and also how to design VOC legislation compliant versions. Accelerated testing of coatings is discussed.

Attendees Will Learn

-- General overview of technology

-- Why and how corrosion occurs and simple degradation mechanisms of engineering materials

-- Material selection and cathodic protection Cathodic protection (CP) is a technique to control the corrosion of a metal surface by making that surface the cathode of an electrochemical cell.

It is a method used to protect metal structures from corrosion.

-- How to design resins/coatings for anti-corrosion service

-- Types of anti-corrosion coatings available

-- Trends in waterborne and high solids systems

-- How to make anti-corrosion coatings in aerosol aerosol (âr`əsōl,–sŏl): see colloid.
aerosol

System of tiny liquid or solid particles evenly distributed in a finely divided state through a gas, usually air.
format

-- Sample formulations

Who Should Attend

* Coatings and resin formulators

* New graduates to the coatings and resin industry

* Technical service personnel in coatings, inks and resins

* Coatings and corrosion engineers

* Laboratory and technical managers

* Sales personnel

Instructor

Graham A. Howarth, Pacific Epoxy Polymers

Regulatory Issues and Their Effect on Coating Formulation

This course provides an overview of evolving regulations regarding coatings and reviews trends that may be predictive of future directives. Specific VOC and HAPS regulations are discussed for NAFTA NAFTA
in full North American Free Trade Agreement

Trade pact signed by Canada, the U.S., and Mexico in 1992, which took effect in 1994. Inspired by the success of the European Community in reducing trade barriers among its members, NAFTA created the world's
as well as regulatory trends in Europe. References are made to information sources and best practices.

Attendees Will Learn

Regulatory trends in the industry that affect formulations and sustainable development Sustainable development is a socio-ecological process characterized by the fulfilment of human needs while maintaining the quality of the natural environment indefinitely. The linkage between environment and development was globally recognized in 1980, when the International Union  issues:

-- VOC and HAPs for the automotive market

-- VOC and HAPs for the automotive refinish re·fin·ish
tr.v. re·fin·ished, re·fin·ish·ing, re·fin·ish·es
To put a new finish on (furniture).

re·fin
and transportation markets

-- Additional MACT MACT Maximum Achievable Control Technology
MACT Maximum Available Control Technology
MACT Men of All Colors Together
MACT Minnesota Association of Community Theatres
MACT Maulana Azad College of Technology (Bhopal, India)
standards and plans

-- Exempt solvent update

-- Global issues

-- Review of best practices

Who Should Attend

Chemists, formulators and end users will find this course helpful in their coatings practice.

Topics

* VOC and HAPs for the Automotive Market--Deborah L. Moilanen, BASF Corp.

* VOC and HAPs for the Automotive Refinish and Transportation Markets--Thomas A. Hoermann, BASF Corp.

* Additional MACT Standards and Plans--Thomas A. Hoermann

* Exempt Solvent Update--Deborah L. Moilanen

* Global Issues--Maureen M. Lein, Stahl USA

* Review of Best Practices--Christopher Bradlee, EHS EHS Environmental Health and Safety
EHS Early Head Start (pre-school program)
EHS Extremely Hazardous Substance (EPA)
EHS Environmental Health Services
EHS Exchange Hosted Services
, BASF Corp.

Wednesday

October 27, 2004

Half-Day Courses

(Afternoon)

Design of Waterborne Resins

The course provides examples of the basic types of waterborne (WB) resins, including some very brief history where appropriate. Some basic organic chemistry will then lead into the strategy for designing waterborne resins. Participants will learn how to optimize resin performance, and also how to modify laboratory and plant reactors as necessary. Sample formulations and step by step first principles for resin design are shown.

Attendees Will Learn

-- How to design waterborne resins

-- Types of WB resins readily available and cost structure

-- Strengths and weaknesses of waterborne resins

-- How to design WB resin reactors for laboratory and plant

-- Trends in waterborne and high solids systems

-- Sample formulations

Who Should Attend

* Coatings and resin formulators

* New graduates to the coatings and resin industry

* Technical service personnel

* Laboratory and technical managers

* Sales personnel

Instructor

Graham A. Howarth, Pacific Epoxy Polymers

The Impact of Color

This course looks at the psychology, impact, and use of color in the home and commercial environment.

Attendees Will Learn

-- Psychology of color and its ability to influence

-- Various influences on color palettes Also called a "color lookup table," "lookup table," "index map," "color table" or "color map," it is a commonly used method for saving file space when creating 8-bit color images.  and design ideas in your business

Who Should Attend

Formulators and sales people who wish to understand the importance of color in our society.

Instructor

Leslie Harrington, LH Color
```FSCT Professional Development Committee

Dr. Jamil Baghdachi (Chair)     Eastern Michigan University
Dr. Rose A. Ryntz (Ex-Officio)  Visteon Corporation
Dr. Ernest C. Galgoci           Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
Marc S. Hirsch                  The Dow Chemical Co.
Jonathan E. Lawniczak           Eastman Chemical Co.
Kenneth M. Perry                BASF Corp.
Dr. R. Sivasubramanian          Sud-Chemie Inc.
Dr. Carl J. Sullivan            Reichhold, Inc.
Dr. Rev Tomko                   The Sherwin-Williams Co.
Dr. Dean C. Webster             North Dakota State University
Rodney D. Moon                  FSCT Director of Education
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