Understanding Pre-Painted Metal Webinar – July 17
Metal Architecture and Steelscape partner to
Host our Upcoming Webinar
Understanding Pre-Painted Metal
The surface coating is the first line of defense in pre-painted metal, and one of the most important elements to consider as part of a metal purchase. Selecting the right coating, finish, and paint system can affect product lifespan, energy efficiency, and aesthetic appeal. This course discusses the composition of pre-painted metal, its application, performance, and also examines the building and environmental factors that may influence the type of paint system specified.
- Understand pre-painted metal fundamentals, the paint application process and the advantages of this process relevant to exterior building applications.
- Identify the three common types of paint systems, their differences, and appropriate applications.
- Recognize the enhancement options available for pre-painted metal and how they can be modified specifically to project needs.
- Identify pre-painted metal durability issues, their causes and applicable warranty considerations for end building users.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
10:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern
From your computer
AIA CES Learning Units:
1.0 AIA/CES Learning Units/HSW/SD (No fee)
Earned credits are based on attendance and updated upon completion of the webinar.
Can’t make it during the scheduled time?
Register anyway, and we’ll email you a link to the recording afterward! All our webinars are available on-the-go from your phone or tablet and on-demand following the live broadcast.
During the live event, you will get a chance to participate in the Q&A with Michelle Vondran of Steelscape.
Michelle Vondran is Technical Manager for NS BlueScope Coated Products, North America. Michelle graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. She started her career as a research chemist with Morton (later BASF) coil coatings with a focus on polymers. This position also included lab development as well as lab-to-production scale-up and manufacturing quality and process control.
Eventually, Michelle’s focus shifted to cool pigmentation where she brought the first cool coil coatings to market. She was active in the Cool Roof Rating Council and Energy Star Roofing Program. She joined Steelscape as a Quality Engineer for the Rancho Cucamonga, CA paint line. While there, she has held the Quality Systems Manager role and now, in her current position, as Technical Manager. She oversees quality systems and technical service for BlueScope Coated Products North America, which is comprised of Steelscape and ASC Profiles.
Michelle is an active member of the National Coil Coaters Association, sitting on the technical committee, as well as the Zinc Aluminum Coaters Association.
Steelscape is a leading supplier of pre-painted metal, providing thousands of metal roofs and walls throughout the United States since 1968. Its modern manufacturing technology, industry-leading coating practices and the best team in the industry, ensure that product users receive a superior metal coated product every time. The Steelscape team of technical experts develop inspiring metal finishes for exterior construction and provide technical guidance to designers and product manufacturers.
Jointly owned by Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metals Corp. and BlueScope Steel Ltd., Steelscape operates two facilities–Rancho Cucamonga, CA, and Kalama, WA–with a broad range of steel paint, metallic coating, and processing capabilities. The company is committed to the ongoing development and application of pre-painted metal and is a proud member of the National Coil Coater’s Association (NCCA).
Be sure to check www.steeslcape.com for the latest updates and product releases.