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Friday, February 17, 2012

How can sponge blasting produce a profile on steel?

By increasing the velocity of the sponge particles
By sharpening the angle of attack from nozzle to substrate
By soaking the sponge abrasive in a chemical that etches the steel
By imbedding a hard abrasive, such as garnet or aluminum oxide, within the sponge particles

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Thursday, February 16, 2012
True or false: Organic zinc-rich coatings are sometimes recommended for the repair of damaged areas on galvanizing and inorganic zinc-rich-coated steel.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
TC 35/SC 12 is the designation for what important organization?

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
What happens to the existing profile on steel when UHP water blasting is used to remove rust and/or coatings?

Monday, February 13, 2012
Who has won the most SSPC Outstanding Publication Awards?

Friday, February 10, 2012
What is PM 10?

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