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Technical Service Center — Training

Corrosion and Protective Coating Hands-On Training

October 30 – November 1, 2012

The Materials Engineering and Research Laboratory will be presenting Corrosion and Protective Coatings Hands-On Training. This 3-day course will familiarize participants with the issues relating to corrosion of metal and corrosion protection. Discussions will include: how corrosion occurs and methods to minimize and prevent corrosion to our infrastructure, protective coatings, cathodic protection, new technologies, and inspection and repair techniques relating to maintenance and repair of infrastructure. The course will also discuss methods to control zebra and quagga mussels, with emphasis on the antifouling coatings control method.

What you will learn: The class will provide hands-on experience to participants who will prepare steel panels, apply coatings, perform both destructive and nondestructive testing, inspect coatings and corrosion, and test cathodic protection systems.

Who Should Attend: This course is intended for engineers, technicians, specification writers, technical project managers, and other staff associated with construction and repair of water resources structures.

This training will be offered October 30 – November 1, 2011, at the Denver Federal Center, Building 56, Room 1730. Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m. each day.

Registration: Details of cost and registration procedures will be announced in the near future. In the meantime, general questions on course content may be directed to Mr. Allen Skaja at 303-445-2396.


Please contact a client liaison (303) 445-2561 to help you get the most efficient services for your needs.