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September 24 - September 30, 2012

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

Answers Votes
Poor workmanship 81%
Incorrect specification 13%
Unforeseen exposure condition (due to design defect, for instance) 5%
Defective coating material 1%

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Comment from Nancy Godfrey, (9/26/2012, 8:10 AM)

The answer of choice for me is not listed - improper surface prep!

Comment from Richard Maile, (9/29/2012, 8:30 AM)

This is part of poor workmanship. The coating professional usually understands this part of the process and often times will shortcut a labor portion which is the highest cost item.

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