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True or false: According to a recent JPCL article, ISO’s Sa 2 “thorough” blast cleaning standard is equivalent to SSPC-SP 14, NACE No. 8 Industrial Blast Cleaning.

What is the subject of SSPC-Vis 7?

How many sets of visual reference guides supplementing written surface preparation standards are published by SSPC?

When replica putty is used to determine the surface profile of concrete according to ASTM D7682, Method A (visual comparison), what is the replica putty compared to in order to assess the profile depth?

What description fits Initial Condition D of steel before blasting?

Reference photographs for surface preparation of steel by waterjetting are found in what document?

True or false: SSPC visual standards showing degrees of cleaning of steel take precedence over the descriptions of required cleanliness in SSPC’s written surface preparation standards.

SPC-VIS 1, Visual Standards for Blast Cleaned Steel, was initially the product of another standards-writing body. Which one?

What organization provides visual profile standards for concrete?

Visual standards labeled “smooth,” “orange peel,” “coarse orange,” “verge of popcorn,” “popcorn” and “tree bark” are available to assess the surface texture of what material?

The photographic guides developed by SSPC to aid in the assessment of surface cleanliness were designed to be used with what visual aid when examining blast-cleaned steel and comparing it with the VIS-1 photos?

Rust Grade 1, as depicted in SSPC VIS-2, represents what degree of rusting over painted steel?

Photographic guides developed by SSPC (VIS-1 through VIS-5) to aid in the visual assessment of surface cleanliness were designed to be used in what way?

What is the subject of SSPC Visual Standard photos in SSPC-VIS 6?

SSPC-VIS 1, Visual Standards for Blast Cleaned Steel, was initially the product of another standards-writing body. Which one?

True or False: In judging whether surface preparation of steel meets specified requirements, SSPC visual standards take precedence over the written standards.


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