Tuesday, July 26, 2016
True or false: Methyl methacrylate membranes have been used as water and root barriers beneath roof gardens.
Monday, July 25, 2016
What association is focused on thick-film high performance elastomer technologies?
Friday, July 22, 2016
True or false: Air abrasive blast workers are regularly exposed to noise in excess of 120 dBA.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The migration of asphalt from a roof to the surface of a white roof coating applied over it is called what?
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
True or false: SSPC certifies contractors that apply polymeric coatings and surfacings to concrete and other cementitious substrates.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
True or false: In coating work, a jeep test is a quantitative fit test for a respirator.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Which of the following is not a platey pigment?
Friday, July 15, 2016
What organization developed a standard for measuring concrete surface profile with replica putty?
Thursday, July 14, 2016
True or false: Non-skid coatings with aggressive abrasives such as aluminum oxide can be spray-applied with airless equipment.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
In surface preparation work, what is a jobsite standard?
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
True or false: MPCAC and PLURAL are two kinds of plural spray equipment.
Monday, July 11, 2016
True or false: Calcium borosilicate pigments have been used as inhibitive pigments in anti-corrosion coatings.
Friday, July 1, 2016
True or false: Sponge jetting requires ultra-high pressure (UHP) water.
Friday, July 1, 2016
True or false: Corn cobs, walnut shells, and olivine are used to make blast abrasives classified as agricultural.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
In what type of coating would you be most likely to find ammonium polyphosphate?
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
True or false: OSHA’s new Construction Industry Standard on exposure to crystalline silica establishes a PEL of 100 micrograms of silica per-cubic-meter of air at an eight-hour time weighted average (TWA).
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The list of corrosion control technologies, as described by NACE, includes cathodic protection, chemical inhibitors, coatings and what fourth technology?
Monday, June 27, 2016
True or false: A discontinuity in a coating is a more serious flaw than a holiday.
Friday, June 24, 2016
What organization offers a standard that gives durability grades of low, medium, and high for paint systems in various environments and levels of surface preparation?
Thursday, June 23, 2016
True or false: The French organization Cefracor offers long-term guarantees on tank lining and other protective coatings work.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
True or false: Both General Industry and Construction Industry standards promulgated by OSHA require that abrasive blasting respirators be worn during abrasive blasting operations.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
What organization has the Polymeric Floor Coatings Advisory Committee?
Monday, June 20, 2016
True or False: The International Standards Organization published the International Green Construction Code in 2012.
Friday, June 17, 2016
True or false: The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has a guide to selecting concrete repair materials.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
True or false: A White Metal Blast, SSPC-SP 5, allows stains to remain on 5 percent of the surface after blast cleaning.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
True or false: Zinc phosphate pigments, when used in primers for steel substrates, provide inhibitive protection of the metal.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
True or false: Zinc dust is the only sacrificial pigment commonly used in anti-corrosive coatings.
Monday, June 13, 2016
True or false: According to a study reported in JPCL, two-coat systems comprised of zinc-rich primers and high-build polyaspartic topcoats were markedly inferior in performance to three-coat systems comprised of zinc-rich primers, intermediate coats, and moisture-cured polyurethane topcoats on Virginia bridges after ten years of service.
Friday, June 10, 2016
What polymer concrete resin is based on an alcohol derived from agricultural wastes such as rice and oat hulls and corn cobs?
Thursday, June 9, 2016
True or false: An ultrasonic dry film thickness gage can accurately measure film thickness on steel edges.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
True or false: Cathodic protection of steel pipe is sometimes achieved with anodizing.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
True or false: The words “hardening” and “curing” of coatings have the same meaning, according to a recent JPCL article.
Monday, June 6, 2016
Sulfate-reducing bacteria that cause corrosion of steel and concrete are likely to be found in what media?
Friday, June 3, 2016
True or false: The painting of the interior surfaces of bolt holes in bolted connections of structural steel is required in SSPC guide specifications.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Opacity observations of air pollution emissions are sometimes reported using what rating system?
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
What is the name of a rectangular metal tool used to deposit a specified thickness of wet coating on a test panel or other substrate?
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
True or false: ICRI recommends a profile of 10 mils to 1/4 inch in its surface preparation requirements for polymer overlays on concrete.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Which of the following coating adhesion tests is the least quantitative?
Thursday, May 26, 2016
True or false: A clear polyurethane used to seal a coated concrete surface should exhibit maximum turbidity.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
True or false: In air abrasive blasting operations, the same particle size mix of silica sand and coal slag yield the same profile ranges on steel.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
True or false: Among the performance properties of polyureas, according to a JPCL article by Mike O’Donoghue and Vijay Datta, tolerance of low-temperature application is the weakest.
Monday, May 23, 2016
True or false: Waterborne coatings require special spray guns when applied by electrostatic spray.
Friday, May 20, 2016
True or false: A body belt with a lifeline connected to a secure anchorage is accepted as a safe personal fall arrest system by OSHA.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
True or false: Bugholes can be caused by oil and grease on the surface being coated.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
How many inspector programs and certificates does SSPC offer?
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
In addition to trisodium phosphate, used for cleaning in painting operations, what other material has the acronym TSP?
Monday, May 16, 2016
Cutter bundles are used on what devices?
Friday, May 13, 2016
What was the name of the American Coatings Association before its merger with the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology?
Thursday, May 12, 2016
What is the content of the non-mandatory appendix of SSPC-SP 1, Solvent Cleaning, added during the 2015 revision of the standard?
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
True or false? Inorganic zinc pre-construction primers for shipbuilding normally have more zinc content than inorganic zinc primers applied after fabrication.