Spray Painting: Surface Preparation

Objective:

The objective of this training unit is to gain a thorough understanding of surface preparation prior to application of protective coatings. Also to offer an insight into the various types of surfaces, which may be pre-prepared, prepared and coated.

  • It is widely acknowledged that the type and degree of surface preparation have a major bearing on the performance of a coating system.
  • Most paints and coatings are designed and tested to perform over a surface which is suitable prepared prior to coating.
  • The is no substitute for adequate surface preparation.

Note: Preparation Standards are covered elsewhere in the training program