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MAR 2018

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8 MARCH 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM CoatingsPro, March 2018 Volume 18, Number 2 is published six times per year with one special issue annually for a total of seven for free to qualified subscribers by NACE International, 4501 Mission Bay Dr, Suite 2G, San Diego, CA 92109. Postmaster please send address changes to PO Box 16495, North Hollywood CA 91615-9942. © All contents copyright 2018 by NACE International. This publication allows its authors the fullest latitude in expressing opinions on controversial subjects so that its readers will be better informed. The views and conclusions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of this publication. There is no warranty as to the legality, completeness or accuracy of the information contained herein. Reproduction in whole or in part of any part of this publication without the prior written consent of the publisher is prohibited. Editorial contributions are welcome. Publisher reserves the right to use materials at his discretion, and reserves the right to edit material to meet the publication's requirements. Contributor's act of sending a contribution shall constitute an express warranty that the material is original and does not infringe on the rights of others, and that the publisher is granted every right to reproduce said material. Group Publisher Bill Wageneck, bill.wageneck@nace.org, +1 281-228-6441 Associate Publisher Eliina Lizarraga Editor Stephanie Marie Chizik Technical Editor Malcolm McNeil Contributing Editor Jack Innis Staff Writer Ben DuBose Product Manager, Electronic Media Husna Miskinyar Contributors Adam Beers, Amanda Cameron, Jon R. Cavallo, Marc Chavez, Maura Doyle, Jennifer Frakes, Jack Josephsen, Travis S. McConnell, Thiago Moraes, Christa Youngpeter Copy Editors Julie Berr y, Robin Cheslock Editorial Advisory Group Daniel Ash (Flowcrete Group Ltd.), Robert Nash, Jr. (Greener Blast Technologies, Inc.), Branwyn Rhodes (BrandSafway), David Welte (GreenPROChicago, Inc.), Roland A. Vierra (FLOORING FORENSICS Inc.) Art Director Rey Galza ADVERTISING SALES Sales Manager Diane Gross diane.gross@nace.org, +1 281-228-6446 Account Executive Jody Lovsness jody.lovsness@nace.org, +1 281-228-6257 Account Executive Daniel Vincent daniel.vincent@nace.org, +1 7 70-437-0861 Account Executive Eric Freer eric.freer@nace.org, +1 281-228-6292 Advertising Coordinator Brenda Nitz brenda.nitz@nace.org, +1 281-228-6219 DIRECT LETTERS, EDITORIAL QUERIES, COMMENTS, AND PHOTOS TO: CoatingsPro Magazine 4501 Mission Bay Dr., Ste. 2G San Diego, C A 92109 editor@coatingspromag.com (858) 768-0828 Beneath the Surface S pring" is a word with many meanings. Merriam-Webster has various definitions for its use as both a verb and a noun. As a verb, some of the definitions are: • to issue w ith speed and force or as a stream, tears spring from our eyes • to grow as a plant • to leap or jump up suddenly • to pay — used with "for" As a noun, the definitions include: • a source of supply, especially a source of water issuing from the ground • a time or season of growth or development, specifically the season between winter and summer comprising in the northern hemisphere usually the months of March, April, and May or as reckoned astronomically extending from the March equinox to the June solstice • an elastic body or device that recovers its original shape when released after being distorted Spring is often seen as a time to start anew, to declutter, and to put things in order. In the coatings indus- try, many of you may be starting to come out of the winter lull. Perhaps the rising temperatures are allowing for proper curing, and now are the days of watching the forecast for rain. Spring Forward In this issue, spring is all around. In "Overkill Not Enough for Florida Roof Crew," the client's roof needed to be waterproofed. e crew was aiming to avoid any new leaks that might spring out of the built-up roof. ey ensured that wouldn't happen using a system that some may call overkill (page 36). e concrete article in this issue covers a crew who turned a small entry- way job into an arena-wide project. See how the crew sprang into action on that project, which can be found on page 44. e story of the coating of the intakes, stacks, and heat recovery system generators at a new power plant features a system that not only met all of the specifications but also looked good. e client sprang for that one (page 58)! Our Money Matters this month is about filing your taxes — a typical springtime activity for you. Get some tips on filing your small business return on page 20. Hopefully, gleaning some tidbits from these articles may help you to spring forward this year! Transitioning March 20 marks the spring equinox, which means that this month is a transition between seasons. Time continues to march forward, and we hope that it is a positive march for each and every one of you. CP Hello, Spring! Stephanie Marie Chizik Editor stephanie.chizik@nace.org

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