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Title: Technology: LUMIFLON® Resins for Coatings
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Time: 01:00 PM ET
Speaker: Don Lawson, Development Chemist at AGC Chemicals America
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Summary: Protective coatings fight deterioration caused by environmental elements, while also reducing maintenance costs and increasing the life of the finish. The professional will explore different coatings, specifically fluoropolymers, and their benefits. Through this one hour course, we will also learn how next-generation coating exhibits excellent and environmental advantages. This course will conclude with a brief Q&A.

-Define and discuss FEVE coating technology, grades and unique weatherability properties.
-Discuss real-time and accelerated testing of coatings that demonstrate their proven performance in terms of corrosion resistance and color/gloss retention over long periods of time.
-We will also assess the life-cycle cost advantage and sustainability benefits of topcoats despite their higher initial cost compared to other topcoat formulations.
-Discuss guidelines for proper specification and explore several real-world applications.

Speaker Biography: Donald Lawson received his B.S. in chemistry from Illinois State University. With over 40 years of formulation experience in the coatings industry, Mr. Lawson has developed commercial coatings for aerospace, military, and industrial applications. He has written extensive computer software to assist in formulation assessment and development. He is a co-inventor holding a patent on cardanol-based dimers and a past recipient of the Dexter Corporation’s exceptional achievement award. Don is currently assigned to the LUMIFLON® service group of AGC, Inc.

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