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Friday, January 4, 2013

True or false: The USDA Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) recommends special surface preparation prior to painting if bare wood is exposed to the atmosphere for more than three to four weeks.


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True or false: A broom finish produces a coarse to very coarse finish on concrete.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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Monday, December 24, 2012
True or false: There is an SSPC power tool cleaning surface preparation standard describing a degree of cleanliness that falls between Power Tool Cleaning, SSPC-SP 3, and Power Tool Cleaning to Bare Metal, SSPC-SP 11.

Friday, December 21, 2012
How can a hygro-thermometer be useful in coating work?

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True or false: A research study by Roper, Weaver, and Brandon indicated that the number of peaks in a steel surface profile created by abrasive blasting has no effect on performance of coatings applied to the steel.

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