Surfex is offering a series of free to view webinars covering all aspects of the Surface Coatings Technology Industry.
Below are past webinars that are now available to view on demand – these are available now and are free to view, but registration is required to do so.

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On Demand Webinars

Craig Woolhouse
Business Development Manager

How do I select the most suitable test method for measurement of chloride salts on pre coated surfaces?” and “Why do I get variable salt values when measuring contamination on a blasted surface?”. These are two frequently asked questions that Elcometer receive when discussing the use of either the Bresle patch or Filter Paper methods used for measuring Chloride Salt Measurement when preparing steel surfaces for coating. In this detailed and informative webinar, Elcometer Expert Craig Woolhouse will provide both an understanding of the existing measurement techniques as well as explaining new gauge developments in this important coating inspection area.

Kevin Mann
Senior Sales Manager
IKA England

IKA’s new Rotavisc Viscometers are capable of measuring the viscosity of a variety of samples such as resins, coatings and gels. With modern features, a 10 year warranty and UK based service the Rotavisc is a reliable lab partner. Join us for this webinar where we will be showcasing the Rotavisc and talking through the main advantages it can bring to your lab.

Chemical Regulatory Management In China

Bryan Zhou
Deputy General Manager
CIRS Ireland

An introduction to chemical regulatory in China including regulatory framework, China REACH, China hazardous chemical management and China GHS. Practical advice from CIRS regarding how to comply with China chemical regulations will also be offered.

British Coatings Federation Webinar

The Impact of Covid-19 on the UK Coatings Industry

An SME Coatings Manufacturer’s Perspective of the Covid-19 Crisis

Tom Bowtell
Chief Executive Officer
British Coatings Federation
Brian Norton
Managing Director
Indestructible Paint

Dr Romain Severac
Paints & Coatings Technical Leader
ANGUS Chemical Company

A series of presentations presented by the NIA

Dr Claire Skentelbery
Director General
Nanotechnology Industries Association

Dr Kai Paul
Senior Consultant
Bluefrog Scientific

Dr Robert Menzel
University Academic Fellow
University of Leeds

Dr Sean Kelly
Senior Project Manager
Nanotechnology Industries Association

Nirav Banker
Business Head (UK, Asia-Pacific and Middle East)

Dr. Pilar Ortiz-Alías
Regulatory Affairs
SIAM S.L., Spain

Umberto Tuan
Technical Assistance Manager
S.A.P.I.C.I. S.P.A.
Represented by Stort Chemicals in the UK.


Lars Kirmaier
Technical Account Manager
Sun Chemical Pigments


Paul Sheppard
Laboratory Manager, HMG Paints
OCCA Honorary Secretary and President

Phil Knowles
Sales Director
Wilfrid Smith Limited

Mark Taylor
Sales Manager
Sun Chemical Pigments