Eric Brackman

Erik Brackman RFIConsultant/NACE Certified Instructor/NACE Certified Coating Inspector Level 3 with Bridge/NACE Protective Coating Specialist

For more than 20 years owners, engineers, architects, designers and contractors have relied on his expert technical knowledge and field experience in order to provide accurate coating system recommendations, inspection/failure analysis, specification review/writing and more.

His career in the world of high performance coatings began 1985 where he worked for Tnemec Coatings for 23 years in the areas of coatings manufacturing, technical service, coatings development and sales.

In 2007 he formed RFI Consultants LLC, where he continues to expand, strengthen and sharpen that technical knowledge and field experience to better serve his clients.

While Eric has a strong background in waste water treatment plants, water treatment plants and water tanks his knowledge also covers other accepts of the high performance coatings technology that includes high-performance resinous flooring, sewer lining coatings/systems and secondary containment products/systems.

Eric also speaks at symposiums and conferences on a variety of topics concerning coatings technology, surface preparation, defects and failures, coatings system inspection/equipment and more.

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  • Memberships
    • NACE International
    • SSPC (Society of Protective Coatings)
    • ACI (American Concrete Institute )
    • ACS (America Chemical Society)
    • AZ Water Association
  • Guest Presenter
    • PACE National Convention February 2010
    • Arizona Water Assoc Workshops 2010
    • NACE Western Regional Conference November 2010
    • SSPC National Convention February 2011
  • Non-Coatings Related Certifications
    • U.S. Army MP School
    • U.S. Army Primary Leadership School
    • Kansas City Missouri Regional Training Academy (Law Enforcement)
  • Coatings Certifications
    • NACE Certified Instructor for the following NACE courses
    • * Certified Inspector Program (CIP) Level 1 & 2
    • * Protective Coatings and Linings
    • * Concrete Coatings Course (Upon Revision)
    • NACE Certified Coating Inspector Level 3 (#14458)
    • NACE Protective Coatings and Linings
    • Coatings Technology Institute (Successful Coatings and Lining of Concrete)
  • American Concrete Institute Certificates – (ACI) as follows
    • Basics of Concrete
    • Basics of Concrete Repair
    • Concrete Repair Materials
    • Coatings for Concrete Floors (Materials and Materials Selection)
    • Coatings for Concrete Floors (Surface Preparation and Materials Application)
    • Basics of Masonry Repair
    • Special Finishes for Concrete Floors on Ground
    • Building Homes with Block and Stucco Avoiding Structural Failure
    • Construction Failures (How to Identify, Prevent and Resolve)
    • Trouble Shooting Forming Problems
    • Trouble Shooting Hardened Concrete
    • Trouble Shooting Residential Concrete
    • KTA-TATOR, Inc Coating Inspection Instrument Use Workshop
    • KTA-TATOR, Inc Basic Coatings Inspection Level 1
  • Training
    • Confine Space
    • Emergency Preparedness
    • Gas Meter Protocols
    • Site Specific Hazard Analysis
    • OHSA 10 and 30 Hour
    • CPR and First Aid