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SSPC-SP 1, Solvent Cleaning

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Revision Date: April 21, 2015
Updated On: April 27, 2015
Editorial Change: November 1, 2004
This specification covers the requirements for the solvent cleaning of steel surfaces. Solvent cleaning is a method for removing all visible oil, grease, soil, drawing and cutting compounds, and other soluble contaminants from steel surfaces. It is intended that solvent cleaning be used prior to the application of paint and in conjunction with surface preparation methods specified for the removal of rust, mill scale, or paint.

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