• Industrial Polyester & Polyurethane (IPO 320)

    Continue to Advance Your Wood Finishing Career


    IPO 320 – Course Description

    Industrial Polyester Polyurethane (IPO 320).  Are you searching for the latest finishing technologies in piano quality finishes?  Are you fearful of years of investment in a long learning curve necessary to achieve these complex finishes?  From sanding preparation to buffing and polishing, this three-day seminar will guide you through each step of polyester & polyurethane finishing.  You will be provided the knowledge and hands-on training to quickly master these leading-edge processes.

    Upcoming Courses

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    Don’t see a date that fits your schedule?  AWFI will work with you to set up a class at your convenience.  Call 1 (888) 840-2934 to discuss dates.  You may also be interested in Consortium Training, or On-Site Company Training.

IPO 320 Course Brochure


  • Advanced Process and Procedure Training

    In this three-day course, each step of high-tech finishing processes and technologies will be presented in depth to include the following:


  • Spray equipment selection and application methods

    Material selection

    Sanding and surface preparation

  • Staining & barrier coats

    Pigmented finishes over composite materials

  • Priming and filling

    Clear polyesters & polyurethanes over wood & fancy veneers

  • Small Class Size (Max. 6-10)

    Hands On Training

  • Create Beautiful Wood Finishes

    Deliver the Right Solution


  • • New Employees & Personnel

    • Trainers

    • Finishing & Paint Shop Supervisors

    • Staining and Glazing Technicians

    • Department Managers

  • • Small & Mid Size Shop Owners

    • Color Designers and Stylists

    • Finishing Team Leaders

    • Quality Control Personnel

    • Line Operators

  • • Middle Management

    • Product & Equipment Supplier Salespeople

    • Process Engineers

    • Lean Manufacturing Team

Anyone who wants to improve or learn about finishing in order to gain a competitive advantage for your finishing operation is welcome to attend. 


  • Day One
    Session 1 – Lecture  |  Overview of Polyester Polyurethane Finishing
    Session 2 – Lecture & Demo  |  Surface Preparation
    Session 3 – Lecture  |  Equipment Selection and Application Methods
    Session 4 – Lecture  |  Material Selection
    Session 5 – Hands-on  |  Sealer & Primer Spraying Applications

  • Day Two
    Session 1 – Lecture & Hands-on  |  Primer and Sealer Sanding
    Session 2 – Lecture  |  Topcoat Materials & Application Methods
    Session 3 – Hands-on  |  Clear Topcoat Spraying
    Session 4 – Hands-on  |  Pigmented Topcoat Spraying

  • Day Three
    Session 1 – Lecture  |  Overview of Topcoat Rubbing & Buffing
    Session 2 – Hands-on  |  Topcoat Sanding & Rubbing
    Session 3 – Hands-on  |  Topcoat Buffing & Polishing
    Session 4 – Hands-on  |  Finishing Systems & Material Product Evaluations
    Session 5 – Roundtable  |  Finishing Systems & Material Product Evaluations

Please Note: Course can be customized based on your specific shop applications

  • Learn High Quality Finishing

  • Great for New & Existing Finishing Personnel

PRICING: Industrial Polyester & Polyurethane Course

In-Lab Price:  $ 1,495 /person

Call (888) 840 – 2934 for Consortium & On-Site Pricing

Industrial Polyester & Polyurethane Course Includes…

  • Three Days of Industrial Polyester & Polyurethane Expert Instruction

  • Certificate of Completion

  • All Course-related Handouts & Lecture Material

  • Catered in Lunch

Pre-Requisites:  No pre-requisites required.

Discount(s):  No discounts available at this time.


How to Enroll

  • Choose Any In-Lab Training Course offerings from AWFI

  • Download a Seminar/Course Registration Form Below

  • Email the completed Registration Form to info@awfi.org.

    Call (888) 840-2934 anytime for questions and to provide payment information.

  • Multiple Attendees Discount

    Receive a 30% Discount for same company and same classes. (Excludes AFF 402 & CMW 410+)

  • Solution Package

    Check out a bundled Solution Package with Finish Genius Pro+ and receive a discount on In-Lab Training.


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  • Customized Training….Always Available

    If you have a specific requirement in mind for your In Lab Training Facility personnel, get in touch and we will customize the program to get you results.  Use the form below or call (888) 840 – 2934 to get started.

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    Check out our Solution Packages, which include training in any seminar along with Finish Genius Pro+ and take your training to the next level for years to come.