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 Tim Race

Tim Race

Tim Race began his career in paint technology with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where he was nicknamed “Paint Dude” by his future wife. He later served as a consultant, working for Corrosion Control Consultants and Labs and independently. Race received the SSPC Technical Achievement Award in 1998 and was named an industry Top Thinker by JPCL in 2012. After 30 years in the industry, he is now enjoying retirement and letting his wife do the heavy lifting.


Revelations of the Magic Hammer
By Tim Race

Ever hear anyone state with great authority that you can't know what surface preparation was performed after the paint has been applied? You know: Once you paint that steel, you just can't tell how we... READ MORE

POSTED APRIL 15, 2013 | 5 COMMENTS

Tapping into a Time-Honored Test
By Tim Race

Tap ... tap ... tap ... Between the years of 1660 and 1664, my ninth great-grandfather Andries Rees was repeatedly dragged before the magistrate in the Dutch colony of Nieuw Amsterdam. The char... READ MORE

POSTED DECEMBER 4, 2012 | 4 COMMENTS

New Tools Stuck in Old-School Ways
By Tim Race

In 1973, I was playing baseball for Parkside High School Eagles with Tony Dungy. That was also the year that SSPC published PA2, its first standard for measuring paint dry film thickness.... READ MORE

POSTED OCTOBER 4, 2012 | 9 COMMENTS

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