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Why surface preparation is important

From JPCL, May 2013

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by Robert Barnhart, Debbie Mericle, Chuck Mobley, Tom Hocking, Jeff Bogran, and Ernestine McDaniel

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Tagged categories: Salt contaminant levels; SSPC; SSPC VIS 1; SSPC-SP 7; Surface profile; Surface roughness; Visual standards

Comment from John Triebe, (8/6/2013, 6:05 PM)

One additional check that should be mentioned is the check for oil & moisture contamination of compressed air sources (if used) to ASTM D4285. This quick check can prevent contamination of the surface and prevention is far better than trying to rectify a contamination issue on the steel after it has occurred.

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