Perth | Introduction to Corrosion

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Program at a Glance (as at 7-6-17 & subject to change)

Thursday, 24 August 2017 – 9am – 12.30pm
Protective Coatings
Presenter Matthew Burkett, PAINTINSPEC

The ACA is conducting this one day seminar to investigate the basic concepts of both protective coatings and cathodic protection. This seminar is aimed at people starting off in the corrosion industry or those requiring a refresher.

This 2 ½ – 3 hour session provides an introduction to basic concepts of protective coatings; including

  • Types of Coatings
  • Coating Inspection
  • Coating Maintenance
  • Coating Selection

This session provides an introduction to basic concepts of protective coatings; including various types of coatings; the inspection requirements and considerations when selecting such products.

This session is designed for those working outside the corrosion or protective coatings industry, such as engineers and architects, however would be suitable for anyone requiring a brief introduction to the subject.

Attendees will have the opportunity to raise questions and discuss issues and experiences.

Thursday, 24 August 2017 2pm – 5.30pm
Cathodic Protection
Presented by John Grapiglia, Principal Engineer, Corrosion Control Engineering

This 2 ½ – 3 session will cover:

  • Cathodic Protection
  • Measurement Equipment
  • Field Measurement Techniques
  • Cathodic Protection Demonstration

This session will cover basic corrosion theory and the principles and monitoring methods used in cathodic protection followed by a demonstration of cathodic protection.

The session will enable participants to develop an awareness of the importance of cathodic protection to the maintenance and management of assets and an understanding of the basic principles of corrosion and cathodic protections.

Sponsor Presentation:  Corrosion of steel and protection afforded by coatings – Presented by Geoff White

Program subject to change by the ACA

Price includes morning/afternoon tea and lunch.  Handouts from the Seminar will be available in hard copy booklet.


Terms and Conditions
The currency is Australian Dollars and includes GST.  A tax invoice and confirmation will be issued upon receipt of payment.  The ACA has the right to cancel or alter any program item or venue.  ACA assumes no liability to participants, their employees or agent for any claim, loss, damage or expense arising from the event.

Cancellations must be received in writing to  Cancellations received 14 days prior to the event will attract a $35 administration fee.  Cancellations after this time will not be refundable, however substitutions will be accepted.

  • Introduction to Corrosion - Perth
    August 24, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm


Venue Phone: 08 9421 3000

Venue Website:

37 Pier Street, Perth, Western Australia, 6000, Australia