Intro to Coating Composition

Provided by: ToolingU

This class discusses key components of a coating, as well as the environmental risks solvents pose and alternatives to using solvent as a carrier for coatings.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe a coating
  • Distinguish between industrial coating and painting
  • Identify key components of a coating
  • Identify common types of binders
  • Distinguish between lacquers and enamels
  • Describe key functions of a binder
  • Describe appearance-improving pigments
  • Describe functional pigments and filler pigments
  • Identify common types of additives
  • Describe the role of a carrier
  • Identify the main types of solvent
  • Describe environmental risks of solvents
  • Identify alternative coating technologies.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for manufacturing personnel & supervisors handling the finishing & coating operations of a product.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations teams, 1st level supervisor

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

1.5 hrs



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