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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

What does the coating failure term "crazing" mean?

Formation of small, shallow depressions
Blushing of a topcoat
Formation of an orange peel effect
A network of intersecting checks or cracks in a dried paint film

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True or false: A coating system on an exterior concrete block wall must provide protection from wind-driven rain and, if moisture vapor diffuses from inside to outside, be sufficiently permeable to allow vapor to exit the wall.

Friday, April 1, 2011
A jet fire test measures what characteristic of coatings?

Thursday, March 31, 2011
What is abrasive friability?

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
If a hospital system wanted to require an SSPC-certified contractor for a job, it would specify certification according to what standard?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
An individual using power tools to remove lead-containing paint is wearing a full face respirator with P100 (HEPA) filters and has been fit-tested using the banana oil method. What is the allowable lead exposure level for this worker, according to OSHA Standards?

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