September FSCT Advancements in Coatings Series to focus on Coating Wood and Wood Composites.The FSCT FSCT Federation of Societies for Coating Technology
FSCT Fire Support Control Terminal will sponsor an Advancements in Coatings Series program on "Coating Wood and Wood Composites: The Changing Future" at the Marriott Charlotte Executive Park in Charlotte, NC. To be held September 25-27, this event consists of a one-day short course, followed by a two-day symposium featuring keynote addresses and short presentations by experts in the field. (See related article on page 26.)
Short Course Schedule
Sunday, September 25
General Introduction/Overview--R. Sam Williams, USDA USDA,
n.pr See United States Department of Agriculture. Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory
The Effects of Wood Properties on Coating Performance--R. Sam Williams
Overview of New Preservatives for Wood and Their Effect on Coatings Performance--Kevin J. Archer, Chemical Specialties, Inc.
Coatings for Wood Composites--Weather, Clean and Protect--Michael DePietro, Omega Testing and Weathering Services, LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control , and R. Sam Williams
Hazardous Air Pollutant Rule, Wood Building Products, Residual Risk, Wood Furniture Rule--Lynn Dail, U.S. EPA EPA eicosapentaenoic acid.
n.pr See acid, eicosapentaenoic.
Weathering Testing Workshop--Al Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology
Ground Zero: New Orleans--The Great Termite Battle--W. Ramsay Smith, LSU LSU Louisiana State University
LSU Large Subunit
LSU La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA)
LSU La Sierra University
LSU Link State Update (OSPF)
LSU Learning Support Unit Ag. Center, Louisiana State University Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System.
Moisture Movement/Intrusion into Structures--Anton TenWolde, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Lab
Properties of Wood Fiber-Thermoplastic Composites--Roger M. Rowell, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Lab
Exhibits & Reception
Monday, September 26
The following two concurrent sessions will be featured:
The Changing Nature of Wood-Based Substrates
Keynote Address: The Changing Nature of Exterior Substrates--D. Douglas Mall Sr., The Dow Chemical Co.
On the Use of Menthol menthol, white crystalline substance with a characteristic pungent odor. It is derived from the oil of the peppermint plant, Mentha piperita (see mint), or prepared synthetically from coal tar. Propyleneglycol Carbonate (MR-08) in Wood Preservation--Jonathan R. Matias, Poseidon Sciences
The Changing Nature of Deck Finishes--Victoria Scarborough, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Wood Care Group
Coatings for Composite Decking--Shelly Fox, 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. Company
Effective Light (UV) Stabilizers for Wood Coatings--Gerd Faoro, Clariant Corp.
Effect of Surface Texture and Grain Angle of Western Red Cedar Western red cedar: see juniper, arborvitae. on the Performance of Low VOC (Vertical Online Community) See vertical portal. Finishes--R. Sam Williams and William C. Feist feist also fice
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Meeting the VOC Requirements for the Future
Keynote Address--VOC Regulation of Architectural Wood Coatings: Planning for the Future--Dan Forestiere, Sherwin-Williams, Wood Care Group
Advances in Powder Coatings for Wood--Paul Mills, PPG Industries
Low Temperature Cure Powder Coatings--A New Challenge for Polyurethanes; An Opportunity for Wood--Werner Grenda, Jorn-Volker Weiss, and Emmanouil Spyrou, Degussa AG and Corey King, Degussa Corp.
Zero-VOC Technology for Interior Wiping and Spray-Applied Wood Stains--Darlene Rota and Raymond Hsu, Noveon Inc.
High-Solids, Low-VOC Waterborne Oil-Modified Urethane urethane (yoor´ithān´),
n ethyl carbamate used as an anesthetic agent for laboratory animals, formerly used as a hypnotic in humans. for Pigmented or Clear Formulations--George E. Ahrens and Anthony Pajerski, Noveon Inc.
VOC Compliant NMP-Free High-Performance Polyurethane Dispersions for Clear Wood Finishes--George E. Ahrens and George Snow, Noveon Inc.
Lunch in Exhibit Hall
The following two concurrent sessions will be featured:
Moisture Problems and How to Deal with Them
Keynote Address: Moisture-Caused Problems in Energy-Efficient Wood-Frame House--Stephen Smulski, Wood Science Specialists, Inc.
Moisture Movement--Anton TenWolde
Design, Construction, and Integrated Pest Management Integrated Pest Management (IPM), planned program that coordinates economically and environmentally acceptable methods of pest control with the judicious and minimal use of toxic pesticides. to Protect Your Structure from Termites and Other Wood Destroying Insects--W. Ramsay Smith
Prevention and Control of Wood Inhabiting Fungi--Terry Amburgey, Forest Products Dept., Mississippi State University Mississippi State University, at Mississippi State, near Starkville; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1878 as an agricultural and mechanical college, opened 1880. From 1932 to 1958 it was known as Mississippi State College.
Preventing and Remediating Mold and Mildew in Your Home--Mark Goldman, EFI See UEFI.
EFI - Extensible Firmware Interface Global, Inc.
Preventing Moisture Problems in Wood Siding: The Rain-Screen Principle--Stephen Smulski
Mold Control Treatments for Wood and Wood Composites--Alan Ross, Kop-Coat, Inc.
New Developments in Interior Finishes
Keynote Address: New Opportunities for Innovative Coatings on Chemically Modified Wood--Roger M. Rowell
Additives Containing Nanomaterials: Paradigm Shift in Parquet Coatings Formulation--Robert McMullin, BYK-Chemie, USA
Formulating Waterborne Interior Wood Coatings with Multifunctional, Gemini-Type Surfactants and Additives--Ernest C. Galgoci, Khalil Yacoub, Nancy W. Martin, and Wim P. Stout, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Bridging of Industries Makes Old Technologies Seem New: A Commercial, Registered, and Immobilized Antimicrobial Agent Available for Use on OSB OSB
Order of Saint Benedict and Composite Lumber--Robert A. Monticello, AEGIS Environments
Polyurethane Dispersions for Coating Applications--Bedri Erdem and Deb Bhattacharjee, Dow Polyurethanes
Tuesday, September 27
The following two concurrent sessions will be featured:
Getting the Most Out of Your Performance Testing: Part I
Keynote Address: Strategies for Linking Field and Laboratory Exposure Results--Jonathan Martin, 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.
Mineral Pigments for Wood Coatings--Edward F. McCarthy and Forrest Hentz, Luzenac America, Inc.
Painting History: Restoring and Painting Historical Wood Railroad Cars--Clifford K. Schoff, Schoff Associates
Accelerated Weathering on Coatings--James E. Pickett, GE Global Research
New Concepts for Improved Durability of Waterborne Wood Coatings--Greg Kalscheur, 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 Corp.
Weathering Experimenters Toolbox--Al Zielnik
UV Curing Uses on Wood/Factory Finishes
Keynote Address: New Uses for UV Technology in Wood Coatings--Peter T. Weissman, Cytec Surface Specialties
UV Curing: Process Design and Control--R. W. Stowe, Fusion UV Systems, Inc.
An Investigation of the Effect of an Acrylated Functional Fluorinated fluorinated
material to which a fluoride has been added, e.g. water for human consumption treated as a prophylaxis against tooth decay. Exetane Oligomer oligomer /ol·i·go·mer/ (ol´i-go-mer) a polymer formed by the combination of relatively few monomers.
oligomer ( on Appearance and Performance Properties of UV-Cured Wood Coatings--Ronald Obie, Wood Coatings Research Group, Inc.
UV-Curable Polyurethane Acrylate Noun 1. acrylate - a salt or ester of propenoic acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal) Dispersions, Comparison with 100% Solids UV-Curable Polyurethane Acrylates--Doug McClellan, Cytec Surface Specialties
Resins for UV-Curable Vacuum Coatings--Doug McClellan
Effect of Grade and Surface Texture on Wood and Wood-Based Substrates with Factory Finishing--Arnie Nebelsick, Edmund A. Allen Lumber Co.
The following session will be featured:
Getting the Most Out of Your Performance Testing: Part II
Keynote Address: The Consequences of Reliability-Based Durability Data on Consumer Choice--Christopher C. White, NIST
Degradation Modes of Polymeric Coatings Exposed to UV--Tinh Nguyen, Xiaohong Gu, Mark VanLandingham, Li-Piin Sung, Jonathan Martin, NIST, and Rose Ryntz, Visteon Corp.
Sol-gel Deposition of Thin Metal Alkoxide Coatings on Wood Substrates--Mandla A. Tshabalala, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Lab
Changes in the Surface of Wood-Plastic Composites During Weathering--Nicole M. Stark, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Lab
Accelerated UV-Aging of Polymeric Coatings: Validation of the Reciprocity Law--Joannie Chin, Jonathan Martin, Tinh Nguyen and Eric Byrd, NIST
Arsenic Release from CCA (1) (Common Cryptographic Architecture) Cryptography software from IBM for MVS and DOS applications.
(2) (Compatible Communications A Decking and How To Prevent It--R. Sam Williams and Stan Lebow, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Lab
Tabletop exhibits of products and services related to Coating Wood and Wood Composites will be featured. Among the companies participating are: Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.; Clariant; FedChem; Michelman, Inc.; Plasticolors, Inc.; The Sansin Corp.; and Unimin.
Companies interested in participating may contact Lisa McGlashen at FSCT, 610.940.0777 x4947, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Marriott Charlotte Executive Park will host the program. To obtain reservations, call Marriott at 800.228.9290 and mention the "FSCT Wood Coatings Symposium." A credit card guarantee is required to place the reservation. The deadline for placing reservations at the group rate of $85/night plus tax, for a single or double room, is Friday, September 2. After that date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis.
Registration Fees: (Members of the Master Painters Institute, RadTech NA, and PDCA PDCA Purebred Dexter Cattle Association
PDCA Painting and Decorating Contractors of America
PDCA Purebred Dairy Cattle Association (USA)
PDCA Pile Driving Contractors Association
PDCA Pug Dog Club of America will receive the FSCT member discount by faxing or mailing the completed registration form.)
Full Program Registration (Sunday through Tuesday) includes Short Course and Symposium books, reception, daily continental breakfasts, lunch on Sunday and Monday, and daily breaks. Advance registration is $895--FSCT Member; $995--Nonmember.
Short Course Registration (Sunday) includes Course book, reception, continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks. Advance registration is $495--FSCT Member; $595--Nonmember.
Symposium Registration (Monday-Tuesday) includes Symposium book, reception, daily continental breakfasts, Monday lunch, and breaks. Advance registration is $695--FSCT Member; $795--Nonmember.
Advance registration discounts are in effect until August 29, 2005. After that date, rates are increased by $100 each.
To register, or for more information, contact FSCT at 492 Norristown Rd., Blue Bell, PA 19422-2350; 610.940.0777; fax: 610.940.0292, or email: email@example.com. Visit www.coatingstech.org to register online.