Training

Maximize Your Return with Safe and Effective use of Sponge-Jet Technology

Sponge-Jet recognizes that proper training can help promote safe and efficient equipment operation. It can also mean the difference between project success and failure. Sponge-Jet offers a range of options tailored to meet the educational requirements of professionals all over the world… in different time zones, different climates and different operating environments. Sponge-Jet Training includes:

  • The basics of abrasive blasting
  • Introduction to basic system and components
  • Connecting system components
  • Component settings; adjustments and operating procedures
  • Proper sizing, selection and use of other frequently used components (e.g. nozzles)

Sponge-Jet also recognizes that technology, regulations, safety and best-practices continuously change. To keep its employees, customers and business partners up-to-date, it hosts an extensive list of third-party, accredited classes in the company’s Global Technology and Training Center. To sign up for scholarships, click here. The Global Technology and Training Center accommodates multiple guests and events in a variety of classrooms, blast and paint rooms as well as a large equipment demonstration area. Main conference, testing and exam rooms are also available for custom-tailored Sponge-Jet training. The facility is also equipped with…

1. Full buffet kitchen seating 75+ people
2. Outdoor dining patio
3. Multiple ADA-compliant bathrooms
4. Elevator/lift with full handicap access
5. Intermediate Presenter/Speaker Rooms
6. Laptops, data-projectors and A/V equipment
7. Guest-exclusive wifi (with fiber-optic internet connection)
8. Complimentary classroom supplies (e.g. podiums, white boards, pads, pens, easels)

On-Site Training

Sponge-Jet provides on-site factory training for all Sponge-Jet equipment and Sponge Media™ products at its Global Technology and Training Center. Sponge-Jet can also provide certificate-training or tailor class content to include customer-specific equipment configurations.

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Third Party Training

Sponge-Jet recognizes that continuous learning and professional development are required to stay current and competitive. Throughout the year Sponge-Jet hosts independent (accredited) training by international trade associations like the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) and the Steel Structures Painting Council (SSPC). Classes are not specific to Sponge-Jet technology and designed to provide career training and certification updates.

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Online Training

Sponge-Jet provides complimentary online certificate training to anyone - and hosts training webinars for those who purchase equipment and Sponge Media™ products. The Online Training center is ideal for those new to Sponge-Jet Technology or its manufactured equipment. It is also ideal for those who desire learning on their own schedule; who may have travel limitations or challenges interrupting general business activities. Online webinars can be scheduled and designed specifically toward group participants.

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