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Friday, June 6, 2014

Which of the following statements about SSPC-SP 11, Power Tool Cleaning to Bare Metal, is true?

It requires no surface profile.
It requires a minimum 2-mil surface profile.
It requires removal of only loosely adhering materials.
None of these statements is true.

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