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Daily Quiz (19)

True or false: The adhesion of a coating to a steel substrate depends entirely upon the mechanical attachment or hooking of the coating to the profile of the steel.

White rust appears on which of the following substrates?

True or false: Substrates low in tensile strength, such as EIFS, require low-modulus sealants.

What is a term for a systematic effort to determine the condition of metal and other substrates in an industrial plant?

Most coatings applied to concrete substrates provide what type of protection?

What happens to the condition of a steel substrate when waterjet cleaning is used to remove rust or existing coatings?

True or false: By matching both the color of the matrix and the aggregates in a concrete substrate, repair materials can be created that will match the appearance of the original substrate.

True or false: The ASTM Plastic Sheet Method (D 4263) for detecting moisture in concrete substrates can be used both on concrete floor slabs and on vertical walls.

True or false: A recent Reflective Roof Coatings Institute study found that the type of substrate to which a reflective roof coating is applied has a profound effect on the solar reflective properties of the coating over time.

True or False? Powder coatings are not used on architectural aluminum.

True or False? Anodizing of architectural aluminum is normally completed in a single-step process that produces both an oxide film and the desired color.

The risk of saponification dictates that alkyds should not be used on what substrate type?

EIMA represents professionals who deal with what type of system or substrate?

Which of the following is an abrasive media used in a blasting system on delicate substrates?

What is a common term used to describe the survey of coatings and substrates in an industrial plant to create a maintenance painting plan and budget?

What would be the most likely result of excessive profile on a steel substrate after abrasive blasting?

True or false: In protective coatings work, "smut" refers to the metallic fines that cling to a steel substrate after it is cleaned with metallic abrasive.

Which of the following can be a driving force for water absorption through a paint film to a steel substrate?

What is a common name for a sample of the end result of blast cleaning prepared on the metal substrate at a project site with the abrasive used for the project?


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