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This course intends to provide the trainees with the understanding on how corrosion occurs and how to prevent them. The participating personnel will be able to identify methods of surface preparation to minimize and prevent corrosion, be able to identify the various types of marine paint and their application methods, and describe the pre-treatment requirements (as well as the methods used, and standards for metal surface preparation towards proper coating application).
Content of the Course
Safety precautions prior surface preparation and paint application.
Understanding of types of marine paints and its application
Properties of various grades of paints and their usage.
Storage, handling, and mixing of paints.
Standards of surface preparation
Surface preparation-hands-on using grit blaster
Surface preparation-hands-on using hydro blaster
Paint application techniques, using airless paint-spraying equipment
Measurement of paint film thickness
Maintenance and repair of grit-blasting/hydro blaster and paint-spraying equipment
Solutions to common problems faced during surface preparation and paint application