ABBRA & NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY TRAINING
To register for ABBRA/NEIT courses, call NEIT toll-free registration number at 401-780-4345.
February 21-24, 2012
October 2-5, 2012
The Three-day ABBRA Topcoat Application program will advance both the beginning and experienced topcoat applicator’s level of expertise in boat surface preparation, deepen the understanding of topcoat systems and application equipment and techniques, build skills in estimating and troubleshooting the job, and ensure thorough comprehension of current shop and personnel safety practices. Students will have plenty of shop projects to practice their mastery by preparing fiberglass panels for finish topcoat applications in a state-of-the-art paint workshop. Curriculum includes: setting up your paint shop; product overview; selecting the system; the spray gun; surface preparation; sanding-abrasives; primers and application use of high build primers; fairing and the use of fairing compounds; the topcoat and mixing; application of topcoats; detailing the finished product; repairing topcoats; and, estimating paint work.