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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Why is the Society for Protective Coatings also called “SSPC,” with 2 S’s instead of one?

It was originally called the Secret Society for Protective Coatings.
It sounds better with 2 S's.
It was originally called the Steel Structures Painting Council.
There is no reason for it.

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