Troubleshooting Coating Defects

This class covers the basics of troubleshooting coating processes including descriptions of various tools used in the troubleshooting process, including Pareto charts, check sheets, and fishbone diagrams.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe troubleshooting
  • List the basic steps of the troubleshooting process
  • Distinguish between a deviation and a problem
  • Explain the different methods for detecting coating defects
  • Explain how to properly define a coating defect
  • Describe the complications involved in naming a defect
  • Distinguish between the types of data gathered when troubleshooting
  • Describe check sheets
  • Explain the steps in finding a cause of a defect
  • Describe fishbone diagrams
  • Describe Pareto charts
  • Describe how to form a hypothesis
  • Explain the process for testing hypotheses
  • Describe the importance of documenting results.

Recommended Background

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


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations teams, 1st level supervisor

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

2 hrs



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