Course syllabus PLNH2 - Plastics, Adhesives and Paint Matters (FFWT - SS 2013/2014)

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Course code: PLNH2
Course title in Czech: Plastics, Adhesives and Paint Matters
Course title in English:
Plastics, Adhesives and Paint Matters
SS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type:
Type of delivery:
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Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Furniture, Design and Habitat (FFWT)
Teachers: Ing. Petr Čech, Ph.D. (instructor)
Ing. František Kachyňa (instructor)
doc. Ing. Daniela Tesařová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To acquaint students with basic materials, processes, technologies, applications and coatings used in finishing furniture. Another objective of the course is to provide the necessary knowledge to solve problems of finishes of furniture in terms of the selection of appropriate materials , processes , methods of paint removal possible defects arising finishes.
Course content:
1.Criterions of the coating systems, choosing of the wood finishing technology, surface wood as the surface for finishing, surface preparing (allowance 2/2)
2.Staining, technology of staining, solvent and water borne based stains, colored lacquers (allowance 2/2)
Coating materials,paints, lacquers, dividing of coating materials, charakteristic of coating materials (allowance 2/0)
The way of the coating films formation (drying, curing Uv curing) (allowance 2/4)
5.Technology and quality properties of coating materials and their coating films (allowance 2/5)
The ways of finishing materials, the way of their applications, curing and drying (allowance 3/2)
The representatives of solvent coating materials (lacquers and paints) determinate for furniture finishing (allowance 3/4)
The representatives of water borne coating materials and the matter of fonishing (allowance 4/4)
Powder coating materials and the method of the finishing wooden based materials by them (allowance 2/0)
The coating materials of new generation , smart lacquers nad paints, antibacterial coating materials (allowance 2/2)
Testing of finishing materials and the quality surface finished (allowance 2/4)
Hygiene, ecology and safety finished surface (allowance 1/0)
Foils and laminates, their production, properties and their treatment (allowance 1/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
4 h
laboratory work
28 h
preparation for exam16 h
elaboration of reports8 h
84 h
Assessment methods:
The subject is successfully completed after completion of 11 laboratory, the submissions of reports from the laboratory exercises, and passing an oral examination. The oral examination consists from two issues. The first question is in the field of coatings used in finishing furniture and requirements of technology and the second surface finishing of furniture and the possibility of defects in finishing. Test to demonstrate basic knowledge and good orientation in the field of the furniture finishing.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
LIPTÁKOVÁ, E. -- SEDLIAČIK, M. Chemia a aplikácia pomocných látok v drevárskom priemysle. Bratislava: ALFA, 1989. 520 p. ISBN 80-05-00116-9.
TESAŘOVÁ, D. -- HLAVATÝ, J. -- ČECH, P. Povrchové úpravy dřeva. 1st ed. Praha: grada Publishing , a.s., 2014. 136 p. 168. ISBN 978-80-247-4715-6.
TESAŘOVÁ, D. -- CHLADIL, J. -- ČECH, P. -- TOBIÁŠOVÁ, K. Ekologické povrchové úpravy. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2011. 95 p. Folia Universitas Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis. ISBN 978-80-7375-480-8.
SCHULZ, U. Accelerated testing : nature and artificial weathering in the coatings industry. Hannover: Vincentz Network, 2009. 187 p. ISBN 978-3-86630-908-1.
TRACTON, A A. Coatings materials and surface coatings. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1 p. ISBN 978-1-4200-4404-1.
LEWIS KENEDY, S. -- KENEDY, R. Water Borne and Hgh Solids Coatings.  [online]. 2005. URL:

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-DSGN-DSGN Furniture Design, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015 (and older)
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Last modification made by Ing. et Ing. Miroslav Cepl on 09/17/2014.

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