TRFA to Offer Epoxy Short Course preceding 2012 Annual Meeting.August 9, 2012 -
TRFA will offer Epoxy 101 Short Course as prelude to its Annual Meeting, which will take place October 29-30 in Orlando, FL. Scheduled for October 28 from 8:30 am to 5:45, course will present introduction and advanced concepts in formulation, application, and end-uses of thermoset resin technologies. Specifically, Epoxy 101 includes materials overview on advantages and common use of epoxy resins and hardener types as well as application presentations by each TRFA Market-Focused Committee.
TRFA Introduces Epoxy 101 Short Course at 2012 Annual Meeting
Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA)
800 Roosevelt Road
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137
Press release date: August 7, 2012
Glen Ellyn, IL-The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) will offer a new Epoxy 101 Short Course as a prelude to its Annual Meeting, October 28-30 at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando, Florida. The short course will present both an introduction and advanced concepts in the formulation, application and end-uses of thermoset resin technologies.
The course is scheduled for Sunday, October 28th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. at Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida. The TRFA 10th Annual Meeting convenes on Monday, October 29th. Intended for technical and sales/marketing professionals new to the industry, as well as those seeking a refresher, Epoxy 101 offers a significant opportunity to leverage the benefits of attendance at the TRFA Annual Meeting and/or to provide important training in thermoset resin technology for new employees.
Specifically, Epoxy 101 includes a materials overview on the advantages and common use of epoxy resins and hardener types including Anhydrides, Amines, Polyamides and Modifiers. The course also includes application presentations by each of the TRFA Market-Focused Committees: Adhesives & Sealants; Coatings, Civil Engineering, Flooring; Composites & Tooling; and Potting, Encapsulation, and Electrical.
This comprehensive course is not available anywhere else and is open to TRFA members and non-members. Participants may attend the short course only or take advantage of discounted registration to attend both the short course and the TRFA Annual Meeting. Complete information, including registration, for the Epoxy 101 Short Course and the Annual Meeting is available at the website, www.trfa.org.
Epoxy 101 was developed by a TRFA Task Force chaired by Jason Tuerack, Broadview Technologies, Inc. Members included: Peter Lucas, Air Products & Chemicals, and Mike Watkins, Dixie Chemical Company, Inc., representing TRFA's Adhesives & Sealants Committee; Bruce Burton, Huntsman Corporation, and Doug Quinn, Lintech Intl, representing TRFA's Composites & Tooling Committee; Hubert Monteiro, Royce International, representing TRFA's Potting, Encapsulation, Electrical Committee; and Charlie Zarnitz, CVC Thermoset Specialties, representing TRFA's Coatings, Civil Engineering, Flooring Committee.
TRFA is comprised of thermoset formulators and fabricators, raw material suppliers, distributors, equipment manufacturers, manufacturer sales representatives of materials or equipment, importers of raw materials or processing or other equipment, consulting firms and academic institutions serving industries which include adhesives, coatings, civil engineering applications, electrical laminates, composites, tooling, castings and moldings. To learn more about TRFA please visit the website at www.trfa.org or contact the association at (630) 942-6596.