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In its Technology Update on retrieving soluble salts from a steel substrate in the field, SSPC describes two methods. One is swabbing; what is the other?

Immersion and boiling method
Cell method
Scraping method
Abrading and brushing method

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Previous Quizzes from the Past Week

Friday, March 18, 2011
Which of the following is most likely to be a disadvantage rather than an advantage of shop painting?

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Cross-link density, use of platey pigments, and thick films contribute to what mechanism of corrosion protection in a coating?

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The European Coatings Show, which alternates biannually with the American Coatings Show, has for many years been held in what city?

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
True or false: Silane and siloxane sealers prevent both water ingress into concrete and moisture vapor from escaping the concrete.

Monday, March 14, 2011
True or false: ANSI/NSF 61 addresses coatings performance issues as well as the health effects of coatings for potable water tanks.

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