891344 Coating and surfaces

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


Tasks of surface treatment
Prepatation of the surface before treatment
Criteria for selecting a surface treatment
Important parameters for the coating
Structural wood finishing
Classification of Stains
Impregantion and staining
Chmical constituents and pigments
Definition of Surface treatments
Coatings and their bonding (calssification of the film-forming coatings)
Structure and uses of glaze coatings
Structure and uses of pigmented, opaque coatings
Application techniques
Melamineresinscoated surfaces
Surface defects, causes and prevention
Imprtant standards for surface treatment
Exercises: Test of coating systems as Wetsamples and as a finisched coating according to standards for windows, furniture and flooring

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Timber manufacturers should decide about the type and necessity of the surface treatment and all interactions between wood and coating systems with regard to the quality and the ecological relevance evaluation
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