Develop your skill with a complete, hands-on powder coating experience in a small group setting. We hold all trainings at our industrial shop, located in historic Nolensville, TN. You will learn how to prep, spray, and cure like a professional.
Our 2 day classes are held on Monday-Tuesday, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM. You will be contacted to set the date of your class. Please have a few options available options for dates. All dates are first come/ first serve, with limited seating for each class. Maximum 4 students per class. All students must wear a facial covering while in our building, regardless of medical conditions or exceptions. If you cannot wear a mask we will allow you to book a class once the CDC no longer advises to wear facial coverings.
The 2-day SpectraCoat Powder Tech 101 includes the following training:
Different powder types
Equipment setup and variations
- Safety and proper use of PPE
Powder spraying and alternate application
Second coating tricks
Third coat, fourth coat, and possibilities for more
Hot spraying "flocking"
Learn how to prepare part substrates, including
Chemical stripping Media blasting (sand blasting) Degreasing Conversion coatings such as iron phosphate Quick Strip, Acetone, denatured alcohol Final prep
Hands on instruction on how to use
Powder coating controllers (settings, set-up, and variations in use)
Powder preparation, storage and preservation
Pressure hoppers, fluidizing hoppers, vibrating hoppers
- Cleaning and maintaining equipment
Learn to avoid and correct
- Back ionization
- Out gassing
You also get a classroom discount on eligible powders and/or accessories (one time use only, valid day of class or up to 1 month after class, does not apply to equipment i.e. gun systems, ovens, booths, etc)
** A non-refundable deposit of half the complete class cost is required at the time of scheduling training. Your deposit will secure your seat for all training classes scheduled. Changes in schedule are managed on a case-by-case basis. Please give advance notice whenever possible of a change in your schedule. All efforts wll be made to reschedule your reserved class time in case of emergency.