Course #PPG853

PPG - Tri-Coats and Specialty Finishes for Waterborne Systems

Designed for technicians who currently spray either the Envirobase® High Performance or Aquabase® Plus basecoat system in their collision center. This course covers the challenging specialty finishes that refinish technicians must repair. Certified technicians are recertified to the next level for which they are eligible upon successful completion of the course.



Who Should Attend

Existing PPG or Nexa Autocolor® technicians currently spraying waterborne basecoat

Course Length

2 days (16 Hours)

Class Size

8-10 students

Course Objectives

To provide technical product training for PPG’s tri-coat, quad-coat, low gloss finishes and translucent colors. Includes proper product and color selection.

Topics Covered

  • Shop and product safety
  • Tri-coats and tinted clears
  • Specialty finishes color formula retrieval
  • Translucent colors
  • Low gloss finishes
  • Leafing Aluminum
  • Blending techniques
  • Hands-on use of PPG’s waterborne color tools
  • Hands-on blending exercises
  • EPA Area Source Rule - 6H (optional segment covered at the end of class)
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10/16/2019 - 10/17/2019
Toronto BDC