Course #PPG8160

Delfleet Essential® – Certification

This course familiarizes students with PPG’s Delfleet Essential® coatings products and technologies. The class explains the products, their use and how the system can be profitable and productive in customer environments. Classroom lecture, group discussion, lab and product application are included in this program.

Who Should Attend

  • Paint technicians that use Delfleet Essential® products
  • Distributor sales and technical staff who support the PPG Delfleet Essential® product line

Course Length

1 day (8 Hours)

Class Size

6-12 students

Class Cost

See class cost document

Course Objectives

To certify a paint technician that works in a certified shop that uses Delfleet Essential® coatings and offers a PPG Commercial Vehicle Paint Performance Warranty.

Topics Covered

  • Safety
  • Environmental awareness and VOC considerations
  • Fleet substrates – types and proper preparation
  • Product Technologies
  • Product Characteristics (features, benefits, limitations)
  • Primers
  • Singe Stage and Basecoat product options
  • Clearcoats for commercial environments
  • Application equipment and processes
  • Color tools, Gloss levels and Technical Data Sheets
  • EPA Area Source Rule 6H (optional segment covered at the end of class)
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