VersaFlex is committed to training contractors, specifiers, and owners in the polyurea technology. We offer state of the art information to satisfy the owner and specifier that the installer has the capability to bring the great utility of polyurea into practice.
Courses are taught by the experts in the polyurea industry. The informational classwork sessions include handouts containing slide presentations of PowerPoint shows dealing with every aspect of polyurea technology; from the chemistry to the practical application techniques best suited to spray and install polyurea systems.
Dudley Primeaux, recognized worldwide for his work developing polyurea systems, application techniques and knowledge pertaining to the technology, has taken the position of Director of Development and Education with VersaFlex. In this role he is primarily responsible for the continuously expanding training curriculum offered by the company.
Level 1: Fundamentals of Polyurea
The course will provide an overview of polyurea both from the standpoint of its chemistry and application technology, as well as its potential uses. (1 Day) The course is designed as a prerequisite lead-in to our in-depth Level 2: Spray Applicator Training.
Chemistry for Non Chemists – basic chemistry of polyurea for applicators, engineers, purchasing agents. Discussion of the key terminology used in polyurea, reading MSDS and product bulletins. To be offered the evening of Level 1 or 3 on a no charge basis to those who wish to stay. (2 hrs)
Level 2: Spray Applicator Training
General introduction of polyurea technologies, spray equipment options, surface prep, field testing, and case studies. Hands on spray demonstrations. Personnel safety. For those entering polyurea spray business or new employees. The course gives a more in-depth overview of polyurea issues on a variety of topics ranging from equipment to troubleshooting, repair to maintenance, substrate preparation to priming, and many others. As such, applicants must have completed the Level 1.
NOTE: Level 1 and 2 is equivalent to the PDA Spray Applicator Class.
Level 3: VersaFlex Products
Aromatic products, Aliphatic products, Specialty products — flame retardant, high abrasion, non-slip, high chemical resistant. Aspartic products, Low temperature spray products, fillers and sealants (1 day)
Level 4: Surface Prep
How to properly prepare concrete, steel surfaces for application of polyurea. Failure analysis, basics of concrete and steel, surface preparations, application conditions. Equipment and industry standards. (2 days)
Level 5: Specifications, Certifications, & Preparation
How to write proper specifications, how to read and work from prepared specifications. Can you do this project profitably in time and meet the specs? Working around other trades, and scheduling conflicting activities at the site. On site training requirements, acceptable presentation of the site and turn over when completed. (1 day)
Level 6: Advanced Spray Applications
Optimize your knowledge of the proportioner, focus on repair and maintenance of the spray equipment. Hose heat trouble shooting. Hands on repair and breakdown of proportioner and spray guns. (3 days)
Level 7: Spray Gun Extravaganza
This class covers all aspects of Polyurea spray guns, including hands on work with most of the guns commercially available. Learn how to pick the right gun module and tip for the job, including helpful tricks of the trade. (2 days)
Training will be held in our Houston facility, Europe or Asia. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on hotel and transportation. We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming training events.