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Powder Coating Basics Workshop (USA Only)

March 20-21, 2018

May 15-16, 2018

August 14-15, 2018

October 23-24, 2018


Two-day instruction and hands-on training:

The hands-on, two-day Powder Coating Workshop is an intensive, introductory seminar on powder coating materials, their application, troubleshooting and maintenance, as well as hands-on training.

You should attend if you are:

New to a powder coating operation
Considering converting from a liquid to a powder coating system
Involved in or currently working on a powder coating line

In the classroom, learn the latest:

Properties, storage and handling of powder coating materials
Application equipment – components, use, maintenance and troubleshooting
Powder booth and recovery systems and troubleshooting
Attendees will first learn how the equipment is designed to work, then how to use and maintain it. There will also be a hands-on portion of the workshop in the powder demonstration lab.


8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Classroom)

Introduction & Nordson Corporation Overview
Nordson Powder Overview
Theory of Electrostatics
Application Manual Equipment
Manual Gun Set-up
Application Automatic Guns Equipment
Automatic Gun Set-up
Troubleshooting Application Equipment

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (Lunch)

11:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. (Powder Lab)

Lab Tour
Hands-On Encore® Handgun Systems
Hands-On Prodigy® Handgun Systems
Manual Dolly System Troubleshooting & Tools for You
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. (Classroom)

Q & A

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Classroom)

Booth & Recovery Equipment
System Troubleshooting
System Safety
Technolgy Enhancement

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (Lunch)

11:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. (Powder Lab)

iControl® - General Operation
Encore® LT Automatic System
Day 2 Coating Challenge
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. (Classroom)

Q & A - Coating Challenge Results

Lunch is provided both days

We have redesigned our workshops to include more hands on training that coincides with the classroom topics above.  Prepare to put your knowledge to work with our hands on sessions both days.

Automatic Gun Set-Up & Application Technique in Laboratory*

*Note: Hands-on application work performed in the Nordson Customer Demonstration Lab.

Application & Maintenance Class For Automatic and Manual System Users 

The cost for this workshop is $450.00 per person. Click here for registration form. REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED VIA TELEPHONE OR VOICE MAIL. You will receive an Email confirmation upon receipt of registration.

Distance from Cleveland Hopkins Int’l Airport: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is located approximately 30 minutes from Nordson Corporation. Click here for a map and directions to the Nordson facility.

Location of workshop:
Nordson Corporation
200 Nordson Drive
Amherst, OH  44001
Phone: 800.321.2881
Confidential e-fax: 440.414.5731

Facility Contact:
Stephanie Cirilo
Direct Line: 440.985.5015

You are responsible for your own transportation.

Hotel Information: 
You are responsible for your own hotel arrangements.

Westlake Hampton (preferred)
29690 Detroit Road
Westlake, OH  44145
Phone: 440.892.0333 / Fax: 440.892.7911
Please request the current Nordson rate.

Westlake Marriott Courtyard
25050 Sperry Road
Westlake, OH 44145
Phone: 440.871.3756 / Fax: 440.871.4273
Please request the current Nordson rate.