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Friday, October 5, 2012

Why are inhibitors used in wet blast systems?

To prevent wet abrasive from sticking to the steel substrate
To prevent flash rusting of the steel being cleaned
To reduce friction in the blast hose
To protect the pump that pressurizes the water

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Thursday, October 4, 2012
A conductivity meter is normally used to check for what contaminants on abrasive for blasting?

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
EPA estimates that coal- and oil-fired power plants produce what percent of acid gas emissions in the United States?

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
True or false: One kind of wet blast system uses air rather than water pressure as the cleaning force.

Monday, October 1, 2012
The IMO’s Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for corrosion protection of cargo tanks in crude oil carriers requires that coatings applied to new tanks must have a useful life of how many years in good condition?

Friday, September 28, 2012
Now that the United States has taken official action to adopt the International Maritime Association’s treaty banning tributyltin antifoulings, what percentage of the world’s shipping tonnage is covered by the treaty?

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