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August 1 - August 7, 2011

In your experience, what is the most common cause of premature coating failures?

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Poor workmanship 69%
Incorrect specification 15%
Unforeseen exposure condition (due to design defect, for instance) 13%
Defective coating material 3%

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Comment from Brian Chapman, (8/1/2011, 9:12 AM)

In my experience, insuffient surface preparation such as cleaning or abrading leads to more coating failures than any other factors.

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