A two-day powder coating workshop planned for October 22-23 at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Addison, Ill., will address oven and curing issues, among other topics.

Sponsored by three suppliers to the powder coating industry -- DuBois, Gema and Tiger Drylac Powder Coatings -- the two day seminar is suitable for beginners to advanced powder coaters. In addiiton to oven and curing issues, the workshop will include sessions on pretreatment, equipment selection, application issues, maintenance, troubleshooting and tricks of the trade. Other topics include:

  • Powder manufacturing.
  • Powder chemistries.
  • Powder coating equipment.
  • Management issues.
  • Powder purchasing tips.
  • Job costing and processing.
  • Powder coating health and safety issues.

The registration fee is $350 and includes tuition, manual, lunch both days, and a certificate of completion. To register, call Karen Walters at 317-298-5072.