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Thursday, March 20, 2014

How does one surface preparation industry expert, Dr. Lydia Frenzel, differentiate between flash rust and rust back?

Flash rust occurs in high humidity; rust back occurs in low humidity.
Flash rust occurs on wetted steel; rust back occurs on dry steel.
Flash rust occurs in marine environments; rust back occurs inland.
No distinction is made between them.

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Previous Quizzes from the Past Week

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
True or false: Zinc oxide is an effective UV absorber.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
True or false: The International Maritime Organization has developed a Performance Standard for Protective Coatings (PSPC) designed specifically for crude oil tankers.

Monday, March 17, 2014
How is a mandrel used in testing of coatings?

Friday, March 14, 2014
In what SSPC publication do you find environmental zones listed and described?

Thursday, March 13, 2014
True or false: The porosity of inorganic zinc-rich coatings increases over time after they are applied.

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