• customized training to meet facility needs
  • comprehensive hands-on and classroom training
  • virtual-reality based training using the VirtualPaint

 

STAR4D focuses on comprehensive knowledge of the entire painting process and improving spray techniques. Benefits include material savings proper mixing fewer defects less rework corrosion protection reduced VOC and HAP emissions resulting in a quality finished product.

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STAR4D News

18 Apr

STAR4D’s Work with Corroded Military Assets

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center’s Spray Technique Analysis and Research for Defense (STAR4D) program has gone through many transitions since its start in 2003.  The program originally began as a means to provide effective painter training to the U.S. Armed Forces. Now in its 15th year, the STAR4D program continues to provide hands-on painter training to military personnel both Read more

About STAR4D

History

The STAR4D program officially began in 2003 to address the unique needs of military painting operations. Learn how it started and how it has grown here.

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Training Facility

Located in Cedar Falls, IA, STAR4D training takes place in a 16,000 square foot facility large enough for a HUMVEE to move through the blasting, coating, and curing process.

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Training Guide

Who should attend STAR4D training? Spray technicians, supervisors, engineers. Download the Training and Certification Guide now.

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