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In general, when is it better to use impact (needle gun, roto peen) rather than rotary (wire brush, coated abrasive) power tools?

When you're in a hurry
When you need to remove loose paint
When you are going to apply surface-tolerant coatings
When you're removing adherent mill scale and pack rust

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Previous Quizzes from the Past Week

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
True or false: Potable water in a UHP water jetting system is normally of sufficient cleanliness that it will not deposit detrimental contaminants on a steel surface.

Monday, July 18, 2011
What is likely to be the result of oil in the compressed air used for abrasive blast cleaning?

Friday, July 15, 2011
What is involved in “zone painting” of a structure?

Thursday, July 14, 2011
True or false: Among SSPC's qualifications procedures used to certify industrial painting contractors is one that applies to contractors with less than 6 months of industrial painting experience.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
If you are using a supplied-air respirator for protection during abrasive blast cleaning, when is it OK to take it off?

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