Professional Paint Formulation

Face-to-Face Coatings Training Course

Venue: Classroom & Virtual Attendance Options

Start Date: October 1, 2024

Non-Member Cost: £1,140


This two day course provides an overview of the many factors involved in developing commercial liquid formulations. Participants are also shown how to locate sources of raw material information and to use formulating tools for creating formulating templates and calculating paint constants. There will be an introduction to the ‘Design of Experiments’ approach with an emphasis on mixture designs.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for more experienced personnel of raw material suppliers, formulators and production personnel.

Course Content

  • What is formulation?
  • SHE factors
  • Formula Calculations
  • The Formulation as a Mixture
  • Pigment/Binder Relationships
  • Generic Coatings & Technologies
  • Key Properties and Physical Constants of Raw Materials
  • Design of Experiments Awareness
  • Decorative Paint Formulation
  • Industrial Paint Formulation
  • Scale Up & Paint Manufacture

Course Trainers

Peter Collins

Coatings Consultant

A Coatings Consultant with a deep understanding of coatings technology and polymer science. A highly creative problem solver, with a powerful track record of leading teams in developing profitable new products, and up to date experience of the modern manufacturing techniques, required to produce them, with high quality and world class efficiency. Based on 39 year of experience in paints and coatings Peter is ideally placed to provide technical and business consultancy across all areas of the coatings industry for clients ranging from SMEs to global businesses.

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Member Discounts

Our courses, workshops and training programmes are discounted for PRA members.

Multi-Course Discount

Book two or more courses at the same time and receive a 5% discount.

Early Bird Discount

Book six months before the course and receive a further 5% discount.

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