‘Painting lessons’ for professionals

|     Syazwani Hj Rosli     |

THE Institution of Surveyors, Engineers and Architects (PUJA) Brunei held a continuing professional development (CPD) course on ‘Painting: 4 Things You Need To Know’ at the Betabur Hall of the Ministry of Development Headquarters yesterday.

Technical Service Manager of Jotun Paint Malaysia Wai Man Yu delivered the talk. Wai frequently conducts talks on paints among various organisations including Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM), developers and contractors. During the course, the participants were briefed on the basics of painting technology with a focus on paint chemistry, types, properties and terminology. The importance of surface preparation was also highlighted with particular attention to preparation methods for various substrates.

The participants also learnt about painting tools, methodologies and testing instruments in addition to a thorough analysis of paint failures – causes and how to deal with them.

ABOVE & BELOW: Participants at the course; and Technical Service Manager of Jotun Paint Malaysia Wai Man Yu. – PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI