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Revision Date: August 01, 1991
Updated On: April 01, 2002
Editorial Change: November 1, 2004
This specification covers a painting system for steel surfaces based on multiple coats of air-drying, single-component latex paints having a total dry film thickness of a minimum of six mils (152 micrometers).
A painting system is categorized according to its performance level over blast-cleaned steel, the intended substrate.
The system is suitable for exposure in Environmental Zones 1A (interior, normally dry), 1B (exterior, normally dry), 2A (frequently wet by fresh water), 2B (frequently wet by salt water), 3A (chemical exposure, acidic), 3B (chemical exposure, neutral), 3C (chemical exposure, alkaline) and 3D (chemical exposure, mild solvent).
Provides safe, factory-floor-like working conditions. Can be engineered to fit almost any shape, structure or size. Modular platform easily assembled from just a few basic components. Excellent containment. Applications include vessels, offshore rigs and bridges.