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This webinar will review the most common raw materials used in the formulation of polyurethane based coatings and discuss how the components’ structure affects the general properties of the resultant coating. Several common practices for surface preparation, application, and physical testing will be covered. Finally, case studies from multiple market segments will be shared in order for attendees to more fully understand the durability and applicability of polyurethane coatings via real world applications.

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Original Date:

  • December 5, 2018


  • Members of CPI - $199.00
  • Non-members - $249.00

Who Should Purchase?

  • Novice to intermediate level coatings formulators and technical sales professionals.


  • Learn about a variety of topics related to polyurethane raw materials and how they affect the final properties.
  • Review typical application methods and techniques used in multiple coatings segments.
  • Learn where these polyurethane coatings technologies have been used with demonstrated, proven performance via several case histories.

How to Purchase:


  • Get educated on the most common resins, hardeners, and extenders used in the formulation.
  • Have a broader working knowledge on the different application methods used to apply polyurethane based coatings on to the end-use substrate.
  • Gain knowledge related to actual polyurethane coating use in infrastructure, industrial, and automotive applications.


  • The course is a 90 minute webinar.
    • This webinar will be available for download and purchase On-Demand following the presentation date.


  • Introduction to Polyurethane Technology – Markets, common uses, property ranges
  • Polyurethane Based Coatings
  • Market Information
    • By segments, polyurethane technology types, and other competitive coating types

  • Polyurethane Coating Types
    • Including waterborne, solventborne, 100% solids, and radiation cure

  • Raw Material Selection
    • Hardeners including aromatic, aliphatic, and blocked isocyanates
    • Resins including polyether, polyester, polyaspartic, polycaprolactone, and polyacrylic polyols

  • Application Techniques
    • Including a review of site-applied and shop-applied methods

  • Final Coating Properties
    • Static, dynamic, chemical, and weathering testing

  • Case History Examples of Use
  • Summary and Questions


  • Steven Reinstadtler is the Construction Market Manager at Covestro which includes coatings, adhesives, and sealants technologies used in infrastructure. Steven works closely with industry organizations and key decision makers in the value chain that build with durability and sustainability in mind by educating them on high performance options for flooring, architectural, roofing and waterproofing applications. He has been with Covestro for over 29 years in technical and marketing management positions and holds a degree in Chemistry with a Polymer Science option from the University of Pittsburgh. Steven is an active member of professional societies such as AIA, CSI, CPI, ACS, SSPC, ACA, and ESWP, holds MPI ACT certification and is a past Clive Hare Top Thinker award recipient.


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