Everything You Need to Know About Surface Preparation
Josh Jones is the President of Substrate Technology, a company that offers high-quality surface preparation and polishing equipment and supplies. Josh is also the Managing Director of IMPACTS Americas, Substrate’s division that sells shot blasting equipment and other surface prep tools. He has nearly 30 years of surface prep and polishing experience as both a service provider and manufacturer. He’s passionate about providing reliable equipment and helping contractors out of jams.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Josh Jones discusses why he focuses on surface preparation and how he’s educating others
- The key ingredients of great surface prep
- Why is a shot blaster so good at cleaning a surface, and why doesn’t everyone use this method?
- Common misconceptions about shot blasting
- Josh’s best practices for surface prep and polishing
- How Josh decides which products to use in a surface prep job
- The various factors that affect surface preparation
In this episode…
What are surface preparation best practices that will get you quality results every time? Surface prep and polishing expert, Josh Jones, is here to share his top tips from his 29 years of experience in the industry.
With the advancement of coating technologies and changes in the nature of materials, you want to make sure you’re staying educated. According to Josh, some coating products nowadays harden within 30 minutes of application — making the surface preparation step even more vital to the finished product. Bad surface prep can lead to many failures, and that’s why Josh is sharing his thoughts on everything from common mistakes to the best equipment.
In this episode of This is Concrete, Chad Gill is joined by Josh Jones, President of Substrate Technology, to share everything you need to know about surface preparation. Josh talks about the different methods you can use, the equipment he’s found most helpful, and the factors that can affect your surface prep job. Stay tuned!
Resources Mentioned in this episode
- Chad Gill on LinkedIn
- Josh Jones on LinkedIn
- Josh Jones on YouTube
- Substrate Technology
- IMPACTS Americas
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