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Prior to the widespread understanding of their negative health effects, what is the main reason that lead pigments were widely used in protective coatings?

Low cost
Ready availability
Good barrier properties
Effective corrosion inhibition

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Previous Quizzes from the Past Week

Monday, October 3, 2011
True or false: SSPC was once affiliated with Carnegie-Mellon University.

Friday, September 30, 2011
True or false: Both SSPC and NACE have standards that describe how to measure dry film thickness of coatings on concrete.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
True or false: SSPC has never revoked the certification of a contractor in its Painting Contractor Certification Program.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
True or false: In a broad sense, any polymer used as a basic material for coatings is called a resin.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
True or false: The threat of mud cracking in highly pigmented paints applied at high film builds is likely to be diminished in coating films that employ spherical pigments.

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