Satra Events October 2019

October 2019

October 2nd – Motorcycle PPE Seminar – Kettering, UK.

Information on the European standards that SATRA can test to regarding motorcycle clothing, including the Darmstadt method.
October 3rd – 18th – SAFT USA 2019 – Ayres Hotel & Suites, Costa Mesa, CA, USA.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
The SAFT (SATRA Foowear Accredited Technologist) award is an internationally recognised qualification, giving clear evidence that you are a footwear technologist with a proven range of knowledge.  There are 6 modules covering different subjects, with each module led by a SATRA specialist.

October 10th – REACH Seminar – Kettering, UK.
This seminar will provide a clear understanding of how REACH legislation applies to consumer goods, with the emphasis on the chemicals present in those products.  Senior trading standards officer Mark Gardiner will be presenting part of the programme.
October 16th – 17th – Intensive Leather Course – Kettering and Stanwick, UK.
A 2-day course hosted by SATRA and Leather Wise giving an understanding of leather, from source to final use.  The course is aimed at manufacturers, sourcing companies and retailers of all types of footwear, leathergoods, gloving, garments, accessories and upholstery.  It is ideal for newly appointed, as well as more experienced, technologists and buyers.

 October 23rd – Overview of Solings – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
Introduction to main soling materials in use today including how they are formed and best uses.  Functional sole design and test methods will be discussed.

October 24th – Overview of Sole Adhesion – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
Introduction to simple bonding theory, the maini sole bonding adhesives and the adhesion process, including material preparation.

October 30th – Shoe fit training course – Kettering, UK.
Please note this is a SATRA Members only event.
This training course will give participants confidence to conduct a thorough fit assessment and to interpret their findings to ensure more accurate and consistent footwear fitting and size marking.

Full details on all Satra’s events available here