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Problem Solving Forum (12)

What is the best way to achieve proper surface preparation in areas with limited access, such as interior box beams on bridges?

What are the most effective procedures for protecting steel and adjacent concrete together?

How do you protect concrete against microbiologically influenced corrosion?

What factors would justify coating stainless steel in water or wastewater service? What standards and methods apply?

What is the state-of-the-art treatment and preservation of the many cables used on suspension bridges?

What type of coating system (and surface prep) should be used to protect a steel factory roof that is subject to hydrochloric acid vapors and other industrial pollutants and particulates in a hot, humid environment?

What should be included in the risk assessment of a particular painting project?

What is the correct procedure for carrying out preventive maintenance painting work in a small chemical product tank?

How should a conflict between requirements, such as film thickness, on a product data sheet and the specification be resolved?

What smartphone apps or online tools do you find useful in your job? How do they work, and how have they benefited you?

How do you gauge the remaining service life of an aging FBE system on a buried transmission pipeline?

When implementing an in-plant, exterior exposure, or accelerated testing program for coatings, should the test panels be scribed? Why?


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