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POWDER COATING 2021 Call for Presentations

Powder Coating 2021 Technical Conference
Presentation Topic Suggestions

February 25 & 26, 2021
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®

We asked past attendees what topics they want to learn about at future conferences. Now it’s time to deliver. The following list reflects their areas of interest.  Other ideas will be considered, but let’s strive to give them what they asked for.

  1. Automation
    • Powder spray equipment
    • Booth automation
    • Advanced movements and robotics

  2. Troubleshooting & defect analysis – including examples of defects
    • How to identify, avoid & eliminate defects
    • Output setting changes to fix defects

  3. Improving efficiency
    • Increasing throughput
    • Monitoring and measuring powder usage

  4. Safety & regulations for powder coating lines

  5. Alternative (non-metallic) substrates
    • Advancements in powder coating of alternative substrates
    • Application equipment differences when coating an alternative substrate

  6. Sustainability or green initiatives
    • Examples or case studies of new green initiatives
    • Powder coatings derived from recycled material or feedstocks
    • Recycling of waste powder
    • Eliminating phosphates in pretreatment

  7. Advancements in anti-microbial or anti-viral coatings

  8. Powder coating or resin advancements
    • Edge coverage
    • AAMA (architectural) applications
    • Heat resistance
    • Scratch resistance
    • Bio-based polymers

  9. Pretreatment
    • Multi-metal pretreatment advancements
    • Replacing hexavalent chrome
    • Nonreactive pretreatment

  10. Quality
    • How to establish Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
    • Monitoring quality

  11. Return on Investment
    • Calculating your ROI
    • Maximizing ROI

  12. New Technologies
    We are seeking short, 15-minute presentations on technologies that were or are going to be introduced between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020.  Please only submit an abstract for this session if you are certain you will be able to deliver it in February.  If a product is still in development, do not submit an abstract if you are not certain it will be available to be presented at the Technical Conference!  By submitting a New Technologies abstract, you are agreeing that it meets the above criteria.



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