Cliff Dykes


Cliff Dykes

General Manager

CROM Coatings

  • More than 30 years in the Painting and Coating Industry
  • NACE Certified Coating Inspector – Level 3 (#32839)
  • NACE Certified Coating Inspector – Level 2 (CIP Certification #32839)
  • NACE CIP Level 1
  • SSPC Concrete Coatings Inspector
  • SSPC Quality Control Supervisor
  • SSPC QA/QC Basic Corrosion, Coatings and Inspection
  • SSPC C-7 Certified Blaster
  • Factory-Trained Applicator C.I.M.

CROM Shotcrete
Shotcrete History and Use: Part One of the Shotcrete Series

Early Beginnings

In 1942, J.M. Crom Sr. first wrapped high-strength wire in a continuous spiral on the exterior of cylindrical concrete tanks. The “wrapping” method tensioned the prestressing wire before it was placed on the wall,…

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