March 25, 2019
By Stephanie Marie Chizik, CoatingsPro Editor-in-Chief
Premature coating failures are an unfortunate reality in the corrosion mitigation industry. In a perennial CORROSION favorite, Michael O’Brien of Mark 10 Resource Group and Bill Jenkins of International Paint offered a forum titled,“Coating Failures: Common and Uncommon Causes with Various Coating Types on Different Substrates.”
The session, which took place from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., covered overviews of real-life investigations regarding various substrates, including steel, iron,and concrete. This year, a new section was also added to the form: “Principles of Sample Collection for Failure Analysis.” O’Brien covered common manifestations of coating failures, specific examples of projects where premature failures occurred, and ideas on how to minimize premature coating failures.
O’Brien dedicated the session—his 19th out of the past 20 years of CORROSION—to his late wife Nancie. He offered a relaxed format, encouraging an active discussion with the approximately 60-person audience.
NACE International, CoatingsPro Magazine, Master Painters Institute, and INSPECT This are hosting the first-ever Protective Coatings Workshop, a two-day interactive workshop at CORROSION 2019 featuring the latest coatings techniques and technologies.
Join us today for an exclusive keynote session with best-selling author and renowned futurist, Jack Uldrich, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.in Davidson Ballroom ABC.
For the second year, NACE International will host an interactive Leadership Forum during CORROSION 2019. Scheduled for Monday, March 25 from 8 to 11:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon, Bridging the Gap with Effective Leadership will provide the opportunity for attendees to learn from those who set the direction of their businesses and use their management skills to effectively guide teams to reach organizational goals. Participants will gain valuable insights and leadership skills that will enhance their personal and professional lives.