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Wood Coatings Chemistry and Formulation Techniques

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Tuesday Nov 26, 2024

Get a one stop answer to all your wood coatings challenges (performance, cost and regulatory concerns). Achieve the best properties at the customers accepted price point!

Join Expert Wallace Kesler (>40 years of experience) as he uncovers: 

  • Tips to tackle wood coatings customers’ faced challenges, poor application properties, curing deficiencies, regulatory compliance... 
  • How to develop new products which are good fits for both you and your customers encompassing the furniture and industrial finishes markets.

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    Wallace Kesler Presented By:
    Wallace Kesler
    Length: 90 min

    Course Type: Formulation
    Level: Intermediate

    Next Session: Nov 26, 2024
    10:00 a.m. (New York City)
    4:00 p.m. (Paris)

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    Why should you attend?

    Wood is almost always finished with a coating to protect it from the elements and enhance its appearance. The market which is expanding at 6.5% per year and the diversity of wood coatings presents many opportunities but it also comes with challenges like cost, performance, regulatory constraints and sustainability goals.

    Join our course to obtain practical solutions to overcome your current challenges and develop successful high-quality products. Gain insights into formulating successful wood coatings applicable to many markets and gather knowledge on customers' needs and learn to translate those to the laboratory to achieve a seamless and interactive process.

    Join this course to-:

  • Learn to address your wood coatings customers problems, by getting solutions and alternatives to your current approach

  • How to successfully land a product on the market while keeping all the regulatory constraints at bay.

  • Determine the right wood coatings technology while meeting all the EHS regulations, decent raw material prices and high consumer expectations.
  • Who should attend?

    Formulators, technical managers, product managers, and sales personnel responsible for wood finishing markets will benefit from attending the course. 

    Complete the course and (unlock your personalized certificate) – your badge of accomplishment awaits!

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    Course Outline

    1. Introduction to Wood Coatings

      • Markets for Wood Coatings
      • Sustainable Wood Harvesting
      • Species of Woods and Recommended Uses

    2. Choosing Your Wood Coatings Formulation by Technology

      • Determine the price/performance ratio required to meet your customers expectations.
      • Find the right wood coatings technology for your customer and application (cost factor, regulatory concerns, sustainability goals).
      • Research starting formulations using a material selection database.

    3. Types of Wood Coatings Tech and Formulation Techniques

      • Low Temperature Curing Technologies

        • Varnishes
        • 2K Urethanes
        • Polyester
        • Waterborne Self Cross-linking Technologies

      • Elevated Temperature Curing Coatings

        • Catalyzed Varnishes
        • Cross-linked Solid Color Coatings
        • Low temperature Cure Powder Coatings

      • Radiant Energy Cure

        • UV and EB Stains, Sealers and Top-coats

      • The Future for Wood Coatings

        • Emerging Applications
        • New Technologies to Meet New Challenges

    4. Regulations

    5. 30 mins Q&A- Ask your questions directly to the expert!

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