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Sherwin-Williams 2015 Aerospace Coatings Training Schedule Announced

Today’s aerospace coatings painting professionals require continuous training to stay current on the most up-to-date products and application methods available in the maintenance repair and operations industry. When they participate in the new 2015 aerospace coatings training program from Sherwin-Williams they will expand their skill set. Instruction will include applying new chrome hazard free surface pre-treatments and primer systems to spraying the latest in technology-driven high-quality topcoats and clearcoats.

The company announces its extensive 2015 Aerospace Coatings Training Program schedule, which includes a series of two-day classes on:

• February 10-11

• April 21-22

• June 16-17

• September 15-16

• November 3-4

All classes will be held on-site at the Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings Andover (Wichita) Kan. training facility.

This year’s training will focus on the traditional single-stage technology systems, such as Jet Glo® and Jet Glo Express, as well as the latest basecoat/clearcoat exterior aerospace paint system, SKYscapes®, that delivers fast processing time, improved color and gloss retention, and easy maintenance.

Training and mastering the SKYscapes paint system will allow aviation maintenance repair facilities and their paint shops to augment production schedules and turnaround more paint jobs.

Also covered in the 2015 training sessions, is a section on Sherwin-Williams aircraft cabin coatings, JetFlex® and JetFlex® WR. Known for its outstanding stain resistance, JetFlex is available in intermix system for both semi-gloss and flat finishes.

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

• Jet Glo Express polyester urethane

• Jet Glo® polyester urethane

• Acry Glo® and Acry Glo® HS acrylic urethane

• JetFlex® polyurethane enamel (interior coating)

• SKYscapes® polyester urethane basecoat/clearcoat

All training sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. A per-person registration fee of $299 includes classroom and hands-on training with skilled industry professionals, a training book and related materials, all necessary safety equipment, catered lunch each day, and certified training certificate. The training center is equipped with many types of spray equipment, including electrostatic guns. Attendees may bring their own spray equipment if they prefer.

For information on the 2015 aerospace coatings training program, visit www.swaerospace.com. For other Sherwin-Williams inquiries, call 1-888-888-5593.