PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Download our free Specialty Function Coating Systems eResource Book

Problem Solving Forum

| More

August 13 - August 19, 2012

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using mechanical equipment inspectors or welding inspectors, instead of certified coating inspectors, to perform coating inspection duties?



More items for Quality Control


Selected Answers

From Neelakandan Subbiah Thevar of Hempel Paints (India) Pvt Limited on August 17, 2012:
     I fully agree with the views expressed by Joel, as the potential advantage can be cost saving, but when it comes to perfection of finishing,  there exists a quality risk. A coating inspector can be trusted to do a better job out of his expertise in surface preparation techniques.

From Katheravan Arumugam of Lion Offshore on November 6, 2012:
What quality clothing do you get from a tailor compared to someone who just knows how to thread a needle between two pieces of cloth? Basically, both have the idea of sewing but who will provide a quality job?

From JOEL GINIES of Beckers-Group on August 14, 2012:
     I don't see any real advantage on using mechanical equipment inspectors or welding inspectors to perform coating inspection, apart  maybe from trying to save money by using one inspector for all. You might end up being lucky and getting an inspector who is experienced with coating but you would also take a big risk. Coating defects can be invisible to untrained eye, and only someone experience enough in coatings could truly assess whether a defect can be repaired or if the job need redoing from scratch.

From William Pybus of Me-Myself-I on August 27, 2012:
     Unless the mechanical or welding inspector is cross-trained in the coating inspection discipline (SSPC or NACE), the question is not relevant. Inspection training in one discipline does not automatically provide knowledge or expertise in others. This question reminds me of a statement made long ago on my first QC Nuclear Coatings Project "It's just paint" by someone complaining about scheduling delays due to rework activities. That sentiment is always in full force until there is a problem and then the finger pointing starts as to who is responsible and who is paying for any rework.

Please sign in to submit your answer this question    

Tagged categories: Coating inspection; Inspection


Current PSF Question | Submit a PSF Question | Full PSF Archive

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA-Tator
Coatings Inspection

Any structure, any height, any place - A qualified coatings inspector is always available. Call 800-245-6379.


Elcometer, Inc.
Elcometer 266
DC Holiday Detector

Easily Finds Pinholes, Flaws & Thin Spots; Safer, More Reliable Testing; Voltage-Adjustable Keypad; Dual-Safety Switch On Handle.


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !


Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

Automatic rotating display screen just like your smart phone. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417


Thermion Inc
Buy Back Program

We are offering $5,000
credit for your old Model
This drive system is
being discontinued by
the manufacturer.
More information at
thermioninc.com
877.884.3428


Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits

Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters. Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
Call 1-800-231-2085


Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.


PreTox Products - NexTec, Inc.
GOT LEAD? Specify Pretox System products

The ONLY Lead Stabilizer Compatible with All Paint Removal Methods. Works with all Blast Media: Grits | Recyclable Abrasives | CO2 | Water | Power Tools | Etc. Call Dave Steffen at 800.338.8296.


Sidewinder/Persyst Enterprises, Inc.
The Sidewinder Model M2 Solvent Recycler

Combat the rising cost of gunwash, thinners, acetone & more while drastically reducing waste disposal coat.


Novatek Corporation
Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip it, clean it, and profile it,
all dust free! High production
rates and Blast like finishes.
Comply with new lead
standards.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com