Tom Elsbernd and Keith Gerebics were awarded STAR4D Instructors of the Year this past Monday in recognition of their outstanding efforts and continued support for the STAR4Defense Training program at Fort Rucker.Read more
STAR4D Reopening Plan
Below you will find a comprehensive reopening plan for the IWRC's STAR4D program to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
STAR4D trained painters learn the skills necessary to properly prepare and apply coatings. STAR4D training offers
- 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.
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.
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.
Who should attend STAR4D training? Spray technicians, supervisors, engineers. Download the Training and Certification Guide now.
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