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Friday, August 3, 2012

The photographic guides developed by SSPC to aid in the assessment of surface cleanliness were designed to be used with what visual aid when examining blast-cleaned steel and comparing it with the VIS-1 photos?

A laboratory microscope
A field microscope
Hand-held magnifying glass
With the unaided eye or corrected vision

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