Enroll in classes to find out more about metal spray equipmentMany industry associations, trade schools and colleges offer classes on using a plasma or thermal spray system. These classes can be taken alone, or as part of a degree program. Sometimes, these classes are even available online, allowing you to learn from home. Most classes offer an overview of spray and plasma coating equipment, as well as safety procedures and the application process, leaving you well prepared for a career in the industry.
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Continue your thermal and plasma spray equipment education at industry eventsIndustry events like conferences, trade shows and workshops allow you to test out new plasma spray systems, and learn more about new technologies in the field. Workshops are a great place to polish old skills or learn new ones, while conferences can provide important information from plasma spray equipment manufacturers.
Learn thermal and plasma spray equipment basics onlineYou can find educational information on the thermal spray coating process online through many industry and manufacturer websites. This allows you to learn the basics through self-study, and can be sufficient education for some jobs, like metal spraying equipment suppliers. You can also find information on specific types and uses of thermal and plasma spray equipment that may not be covered in a general class.
- Some metal spray equipment industry event workshops will give you a certification for attending, fulfilling a class credit for your employer or college program. Talk to your employer or school to find out about continuing education opportunities in your area.