About this Course
Paint is used to decorate, protect and prolong the life of natural and synthetic materials, and acts as a barrier against environmental conditions.Paints may be broadly classified into Decorative paints, applied on site to decorate and protect buildings and other objects, and Industrial coatings which are applied in factories to finish manufactured goods such as cars.
- pigment(s) - prime pigments to impart colour and opacity
- binder (resin) - a polymer, often referred to as resin, forming a matrix to hold the pigment in place
- extender - larger pigment particles added to improve adhesion, strengthen the film and save binder
- solvent (sometimes called a thinner) - either an organic solvent or water is used to reduce the viscosity of the paint for better application. Water-borne paints are replacing some paints that use volatile organic compounds such as the hydrocarbons which are harmful to the atmosphere.
- additives - used to modify the properties of the liquid paint or dry film
What you'll learn:
- Emulsion Paint
- TexCote Paint
- Oil Paint
- Packaging and Machineries
- Components Cost Analysis In Nigerian Market As At January 2017
Course Prerequisites / Requirements
This course has no strict requirements. Anyone is qualified to take this course so long as the student is familiar with taking online courses on the platform. Once registered in this course, you will be required to complete activities such as assignments or quiz in order to proceed. The course has been structured in a way to promote ease of understanding. You must be dedicated in this course; you should spend at least an average of 2 hours per day on this course.