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training or demonstrations to help you and your crew better
understand the operations before putting it to work. Make
sure they include an operations manual should you need
to reference it or do minor trouble shooting in the field
A Helping Hand
W hether the job is a water tower, concrete wall, or plant
f loor, ever y contractor doing surface prep needs to prepare
the substrate appropriately, and ever y coating contractor
needs a clean surface to work w ith.
W hat's helpful, therefore, is to know how to best use
the right tool for the job and to know what surrounds your
efforts to achieving this goal. With a little help and advice
from industr y experts, training, and hands-on-experience,
you can be successful on your next surface prep job.
Tim Cook began his surface preparation career in 2007, after earning his
business administration training from S. A .I.T. (Southern A lberta Institute of
Technolog y) in Calgar y, A lberta, Canada. In 2009, Cook co-founded Geo-Blast Inc.
and is the manager of operations, where he is driven to complete projects safely
and to qualit y standards by supporting crew members in their daily field work
efforts. For more information, contact: Geo-Blast Inc., w w w.wetblast.ca
Having the right tool for the job isn't enough. You and your crew have to know how to use it correctly. Training can be a big help. And don't forget
The Right Tool