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The composition of the SSPC Board of Governors includes all but which one of the categories below?


According to a JPCL article, which of these statements about Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) is not true?


What do John Keane, Joe Bigos, and Bernie Appleman have in common?


True or false: SSPC recently signed a partnership agreement with a publisher who will create the primary media communication channel for SSPC in the Asia-Pacific region.


True or false: On all SSPC technical committees, no stakeholder category, such as coating suppliers, can have more than 33 percent representation.


True or false: No more than 30 percent of SSPC technical committee members may represent a single stakeholder interest category (e.g, contractors, coating manufacturers, consultants, equipment manufacturers).


What organization jointly publishes a QP (Qualification Procedure) standard with SSPC?


What organization has the Polymeric Floor Coatings Advisory Committee?


What was the name of the American Coatings Association before its merger with the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology?


SSPC technical committees are organized under Interest Categories, including coating materials; surface preparation; application, inspection, and quality control; and coatings for cementitious substrates. Which Interest Category is missing from this list?


SSPC technical committees must achieve a balance of interests among suppliers, end users and what other constituency?


True or false: To be eligible for an SSPC college scholarship, an applicant must be an SSPC member or the son or daughter of an SSPC member.


In the list of actions below, which one precedes all the others in development of a maintenance painting program?


True or false: SSPC’s Board of Directors has no provision for international representation on the Board.


True or false: ASTM publishes performance standards for coatings applied over aluminum extrusions.


True or false: The Norwegian organization offering coating inspector training and certification is called BLESIO.


True or false: SSPC’s CCI certification of concrete coating inspectors applies to architectural coatings as well as protective coatings.


What organization has published a 5th edition of a manual on test sieving methods?


The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was just recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Structure Award from what industry association?


Which SSPC Board member has a PhD in corrosion engineering?


What organization published a voluntary standard in 2015 on reactive coatings for fire protection of metallic substrates?


What organization conducts a National Transportation Product Evaluation Program?


True or false: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has developed replacement coatings that exceed the performance of high-VOC vinyls for locks and dams.


True or false: The SWR Institute issues performance standards for coatings over aluminum extrusions and panels.


True or false: SSPC Guide 15 describes methods to analyze soluble salt content on steel and concrete.


What is one thing that John Peart, Bob Kogler, and Bernie Appleman have in common?


In the list of actions below, which one precedes all the others in development of a maintenance painting program?


A drawdown bar and a dolly have what in common?


What ASTM committee focuses on coating work for the power industry?


True or false: SSPC has a standard describing test methods for measuring surface profile.


True or false: Australia has a painting contractor certification program similar to SSPC’s PCCP in the U.S.


True or false: Australia has a Painting Contractor Certification Program (PCCP).


True or false: According to a JPCL article in 2013, resinous linings used for manhole rehabilitation do not need to be spark-tested.


True or false: The National Sanitation Foundation produces standards that impact the protective coatings industry.


What organization offers the LEED Green Associate credential?


With what organization did the National Paint and Coatings Association merge to create the American Coatings Association?


True or false: SSPC has a program to train and certify inspectors of coatings on concrete.


Which one of the following organizations does not train and certify paint inspectors?


According to Fred Goodwin, one of JPCL’s Top Thinkers, the three Ds negatively affecting the durability of concrete are deterioration, damage and ... what else?


True or false: The U.S. coatings industry is experiencing a large net trade surplus in 2014.


True or false: The Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is a committee of the United Nations.


True or false: The Performance Standard for Protective Coatings (PSPC) was created by ISO.


True or false: SSPC’s CAS (Coating Application Specialist) training and certification is based upon a joint SSPC/IUPAT standard.


What do HUNKOR and CEFRACOR have in common?


Which one of the following organizations does not train and certify coating inspectors?


True or false: An ASTM subcommittee is working on a proposed standard to test the slip-coefficient properties of coatings used in slip-critical bolted connections.


True or false: Abrasive blast particles in an air abrasive blast system using a venture nozzle can achieve speeds of 450 mph or higher.


What organization developed a standard for measuring concrete surface profile with replica putty?


True or false: Coating maintenance options after condition assessment can include spot repair, spot repair with full overcoat, and complete removal and replacement of the coating.


What is the name of a work site safety precaution that is also the term used when an employer prevents workers from entering a facility in a labor dispute?


True or false: According to a recent Applicator Training Bulletin in JPCL, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 lists and describes the responsibilities of both employers and employees for safety in the workplace.


True or false: The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation provides water and power to 17 western states.


What organization conducts a National Transportation Product Evaluation Program?


Which of the following organizations trains and certifies coating inspectors?


If a facility owner wanted to require an SSPC-certified contractor for painting a school building, he/she would specify certification according to what standard?


If a coating failed prematurely because it was formulated improperly, what kind of record would help an applicator defend himself?


In the list of following actions, which one precedes all the others in development of a maintenance painting program?


Where do you find the “body of knowledge” applicators must have in order to become certified industrial applicators?


Who was Executive Director of NACE International from 1952-1987?


What structure was let for cleaning and painting in 2003 where the winning bid was $167.7 million?


The direct cost of corrosion in the United States is nearly:


SSPC 2013 will be held January 14-17, 2013 in what city?


After many years, the U.S. military wants to phase out the use of liquid-applied chemical agent resistant coatings (CARC). How long has the Army required the use of CARC?


In a field test of 47 different maintenance coating systems on the Mathis Bridge (Route 37) in New Jersey, which generic type of coating system performed the best after 20 years?


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?


True or false: One study found that engineer/specifiers were as much to blame as painting contractors for coating failures.


True or False: All nuclear plants must follow the same training protocols for in-house and contract painters.


On a coating job, what is the normal meaning of the term "hold point"?


When there is a conflict between requirements on a product data sheet and the specification, such as film thickness requirements, which is the governing document?


In the list of actions below, which one precedes all the others in development of a maintenance painting program?


 
 
   

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