Corrosion and Coatings Technology

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the world of corrosion, the electrochemical mechanisms and methods for preventing corrosion. A good understanding will also be gained of corrosion protective coatings and the technology used to apply them.

Technical Course

£300 per person

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Who should attend?

The course will suit technical personnel, engineers and production managers whose roles involve or have an interest in corrosion and coatings technology.

Course aims

To provide the attendee with the key understanding of corrosion and the role coatings technology plays in preventing it. This will include an appreciation of metallic and organic coatings, their application and also their defects as well as the corrosion mechanisms they are designed to stop.

Learning outcomes
  • Knowledge of common corrosion mechanisms
  • Good understanding of different types of coating applications
  • An ability to select the correct corrosion resistant coatings for the correct applications
Course programme
  • Introduction to corrosion
  • Corrosion mechanisms
  • Galvanic corrosion protection
  • Applied current protection
  • Metallic barrier coatings
  • Organic barrier coatings
  • Painting technology
2 hour written exam.
Day 1: Wednesday 1st April
Day 2: Thursday 2nd April
Day 3: Friday 3rd April
3 days plus assessment.
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.