Sherwin-Williams Announces New 2017 Coatings Training Program

The new 2017 aerospace coatings training program schedule has been announced by Sherwin-Williams.

This hands-on and classroom training was designed for both MRO and OEM instruction, and includes applying new chrome hazard free primers and composite surfacer systems, to spraying the latest in technology-driven high-quality topcoats and clearcoats.

The 2017 Aerospace Coatings Training Program schedule includes a series of two-day classes on:
• February 7-8th
• April 18-19th
• July 18-19th
• September 19-20th
• November 7-8th
All classes will be held on-site at Sherwin-Williams training facility at  Andover (Wichita) Kan.

The training will focus on the traditional single-stage technology exterior coating systems, such as the Jet Glo and Jet Glo Express coatings, as well as the brand’s latest basecoat/clearcoat SKYscapes and SKYscapes GA (General Aviation) exterior aerospace paint systems. The SKYscapes systems deliver fast processing time, excellent color and gloss retention, and provides easy maintenance.

Also covered in the 2017 training sessions, is a section on Sherwin-Williams aircraft cabin coatings, including its JetFlex, JetFlex WR and JetFlex ELITE and new interior paint systems.

During the two-day session all participants will learn about the latest industry developments and products in the following areas:
• Surface Pretreatment
• Primer Systems
• Top Coats
o Jet Glo Express polyester urethane
o Jet Glo polyester urethane
o Acry-Glo and Acry-Glo HS acrylic urethane
o JetFlex polyurethane enamel (interior coating)
o SKYscapes polyester urethane basecoat/clearcoat
o SKYscapes General Aviation acrylic polyester urethane basecoat/clearcoat

“Our two-day training programs are designed for all levels of paint shop personnel. Our goal is to have every participant leave with inspiration and ideas to help them create the best paint jobs possible back at their own shops, on every plane, every time.” said Julie Voisin, Sherwin-Williams global product manager for Aerospace Coatings.



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