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Blastrac Announces Blastrac University Dates

Blastrac University’s “Basics in Surface Preparation” class dates for the remainder of 2015 are: July 22-24, Sept. 16-18 and Nov. 4-6. Blastrac University is a surface preparation training program taught by factory experts skilled in Blastrac® equipment.

This comprehensive training program covers popular surface preparation methods and equipment. The course is designed for contractors, coatings specifiers, facility owners, architects, engineers and others involved with application, specification or use of coatings and overlay materials. The two and a half day program includes discussion of common surface preparation methods such as shot blasting, milling/scarifying, scraping and diamond grinding. Participants are taught when to use different surface preparation techniques, based on job site characteristics, specified coatings, desired results and costs. The instructor also includes discussion of industry standards and testing methods.  Students’ training is focused primarily on intensive hands-on instruction, including training in the start-up, use and maintenance of equipment

Classes are held at the Blastrac factory in Oklahoma City, OK.  For information about the training program, call 800-256-3440, e-mail, or visit