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What organization certifies the qualifications of painting contractors that apply architectural paints and coatings?


True or false: Minergie certification of building quality was developed in Canada.


Which of the following is not currently the subject of standards development by the SSPC Commercial Coatings Committee?


True or false: NFPA 33, Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials, provides ventilation guidelines for containment structures used on bridges during painting operations.


True or false: The ASTM standard for moisture mitigation systems on concrete slabs for use under resilient flooring requires that the coating system have a permeance of 6 perms or less.


What organization published a revised standard in 2012 on measuring dry film coating thickness that focuses on frequency of measurements and acceptablility of acquired results?


Which of the following is not the subject of an SSPC Qualification Procedure (QP)?


True or false: The Norsok M 501 standard on protective coatings was created by the Norwegian petroleum industry.


What organization has a surface preparation standard for brush-off blast cleaning of non-ferrous metals?


True or false: SSPC is developing performance standards for architectural coating materials.


True or false: In the document "GA-214, Recommended Levels of Gypsum Board Finish," GA stands for “Gypsum Appearance.”


Who awards certification for conforming with the requirements in the Green Guide for Health Care?


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


True or false: CEN produces European standards.


True or false: The American Iron and Steel Institute publishes the “Standard for Shop Application of Complex Protective Coating Systems.”


True or False: New coating standards published by SSPC in 2013 are composition-based, not performance-based.


Which of the following organizations does not certify the performance of coating materials?


What organization provides education and certification of concrete slab moisture testing technicians?


Where will you find the body of knowledge an applicator must master to become a certified industrial applicator?


SSPC and NACE have how many joint standards on waterjet cleaning of metals?


What organization is creating a training and certification program for commercial painters?


What organization certifies coatings as acceptable for contact with potable water?


True or False: SSPC and NACE jointly publish a standard on applicator training and certification for commercial painters.


What organization is developing a qualification and certification program for architectural coating applicators?


What is the subject of an SSPC/NACE standard that describes a “body of knowledge?”


True or false: SSPC has initiated development of performance standards for architectural coating materials.


True or False: There is an ISO performance standard for coating systems used on offshore structures.


True or False: Like their counterparts for steel, there are four SSPC surface preparation standards describing the end condition of concrete after cleaning.


What organization publishes performance standards for coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels?


True or False: In judging the conformance of abrasive blast cleaning of steel with SSPC standards, such as SSPC-SP 10, the photos in SSPC-VIS 1 depicting levels of cleanliness take precedence over the written descriptions of required levels of cleanliness.


SSPC-VIS 1, now called Guide and Reference Photographs for Steel Surfaces Prepared by Dry Abrasive Blast Cleaning, was originally produced by what other standards organization?


How many specifications does the American Architectural Manufacturers’ Association provide for finishing aluminum extrusions and panels with organic coatings?


True or False: AAMA Subcommittee D01.42 deals with standards for architectural coatings.


SSPC/NACE standards for waterjet cleaning describe how many levels of cleanliness?


True or False: Wire bristle tools were recently classified as impact power tools in SSPC power tool cleaning standards.


True or False: Finishing of gypsum wallboard is covered by ASTM and AAMA standards.


What organization developed a standard practice for building enclosure commissioning?


True or False: SSPC has a standard on using plural-component spray equipment.


Which of the following ISO 8501-1 standards is equivalent to SSPC-SP 6, Commercial blast?


Which of the following cleaning standards is SSPC in the process of revising?


What description fits Initial Condition D of steel before blasting?


What organization recently issued a performance standard for coatings on concrete in waste treatment facilities?


What are GreenSure and Green Promise paints?


True or False? The ISO has developed and is implementing a performance standard for coatings on cargo oil tankers.


What organization is the U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)?


If a university dormitory were being painted and an SSPC-certified contractor was required, what QP standard would be invoked?


What organization, in addition to SSPC, offers a certification for shop painting or bridge and highway steel?


How many levels of drywall finish are described in GA 214-10?


True or false: A large school system that wanted to utilize certified painting contractors would invoke SSPC-QP 1 in its specifications.


The standards-writing organization, ASTM International, had another name before 2001. What was it?


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.


True or false: All the SSPC surface preparation standards are issued jointly with NACE.


What organization offers training and certification in architectural coatings at the levels of technologist, specialist, and inspector?


What is the subject of SSPC standard AB 4?


Which of the following SSPC abrasive blast cleaning standards requires the most rigorous degree of cleaning of steel?


What is the name of the provision in OSHA standards that is used in inspections where there are no specific standards applicable to the particular hazard involved?


Which of the following answers organizes SSPC abrasive blasting standards from least to most rigorous?


What is the alpha-numeric designation of the recently published SSPC standard describing recommended best practice in applying plural component polyureas and polyurethanes?


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?


Which of the following statements about SSPC-SP 11, Power Tool Cleaning to Bare Metal, is correct?


What organization does not produce standards for the surface preparation of concrete?


True or false: An SSPC standard was recently published to provide a standard set of acceptance criteria to determine compliance with surface profile requirements in project specifications.


What is the subject of the JSRA SPSS standard?


What is the alphanumeric designation of the SSPC Paint Application Standard for measuring the thickness of dry coatings on concrete?


What is the subject of the most recently issued SSPC standard?


The Deutsches Institut für Normung produces what group of standards?


True or false: The ASTM standard test method for measuring pull-off adhesion of coatings on concrete is the same one used for measuring pull-off adhesion of coatings on steel.


True or false: There is an SSPC power tool cleaning surface preparation standard describing a degree of cleanliness that falls between Power Tool Cleaning, SSPC-SP 3, and Power Tool Cleaning to Bare Metal, SSPC-SP 11.


In what country are NORSOK Standards created?


What ASTM committee deals with performance of buildings as its main subject?


True or false: SSPC published a surface preparation standard, now discontinued, describing flame cleaning of steel.


Which organization has an “Extreme Green” standard, billed as “the toughest environmental paint standard in the world?”


SSPC’s Coating Application Specialist Standard, ACS-1, is issued jointly with what other organization?


What country has a painting contractor certification program similar to the one overseen by the SSPC in the U.S.?


What is the main subject of ISO 12944?


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


The IMO’s Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for corrosion protection of cargo tanks in crude oil carriers requires that coatings applied to new tanks must have a useful life of how many years in good condition?


What organization publishes the Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties?


True or False: SSPC’s recent revisions to SSPC-SP 11 and SSPC-SP 15 changed the standards’ requirements for surface cleanliness and minimum surface profile.


True or False: Federal agencies must comply with the same health and safety standards as private-sector employers.


What two organizations recently worked cooperatively to revise their standards on measuring dry film thickness of coatings?


“Surface Preparation and Cleaning of Metals by Waterjetting Prior to Coating” is a newly revised standard by:


What organization recently issued a standard for measuring the profile of concrete after surface preparation?


Which one of SSPC’s qualification procedure (QP) standards was recently revised in content and format?


True or False: The Australasian Corrosion Association is licensed to teach SSPC’s C7 Abrasive Blasting course.


Which of the following answers organizes SSPC abrasive blasting standards from most to least rigorous?


True or false: There are standard tests to determine performance of air barrier materials.


What is the scope of ASTM Committee D33?


SSPC is developing a revised version of its standard on measuring dry film thickness. What is the alphanumeric name of this standard?


True or false: SSPC has participated in development of an Aerospace Coating Applicator certification and training program.


True or false: All the SSPC surface preparation standards are issued jointly with NACE.


What country, in addition to the United States, has a Painting Contractor Certification Program (PCCP) for protective and marine coating contractors?


True or false: SSPC has surface preparation standards for concrete that are equivalent to their abrasive blasting surface preparation standards for steel–SSPC-SP 5, SP 6, SP 7, and SP 10.


What standard classifies the durability of anti-corrosion paint systems as low, medium, and high?


True or false: Both SSPC and NACE have standards that describe how to measure dry film thickness of coatings on concrete.


True or false: SSPC has never revoked the certification of a contractor in its Painting Contractor Certification Program.


True or false: ISO Sa2.5, describing very thorough abrasive blast cleaning, gives a more comprehensive written description of the end condition of the steel after blasting than SSPC SP 10/NACE No. 2, Near white metal, which requires a similar end condition.


With SSPC abrasive blasting standards, if a Near White Blast Cleaning (SSPC-SP 10) is required, the following additional standard is invoked:


The ISO surface preparation standard Sa 3 most closely resembles what SSPC/NACE surface preparation standard?


ASTM International’s Committee D-1 is developing its first-ever standard for what?


SSPC recently announced the launch of a new "interest group" that will focus on development of standards and guides for which of the following?


Which of the following organizations is planning to develop a set of national standards for repairing, restoring and weatherization of older and historic windows?


True or false: SSPC has a standard for measuring dry film thickness of paint over concrete substrates.


In the protective coatings industry, the phrase “Swedish Standards” most often refers to what?


Which of the following statements about SSPC-SP 11, Power Tool Cleaning to Bare Metal, is correct?


Which of the AAMA performance standards for coatings on aluminum extrusions and panels is the most stringent?


SSPC's photographic guides for visual assessment of surface cleanliness after blast cleaning are designed to be used in what way?


SSPC has how many surface preparation standards for various degrees of power tool cleaning?


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


Who awards certification for conforming with the requirements in The Green Guide for Health Care?


What organization offers a standard that gives durability grades of low, medium, and high for paint systems in various environments and levels of surface preparation?


What organization produces standards for the surface preparation of concrete?


If a hospital system wanted to require an SSPC-certified contractor for a job, it would specify certification according to what standard?


True or false: ASTM publishes descriptions of solvent rub tests for both inorganic and organic coatings, which are sometimes used to assess degree of cure.


True or false: Green Seal publishes standards on low-emitting paints.


True or false: The SSPC surface preparation standards were numbered according to the chronological order in which they were adopted, not according to their degree of thoroughness.


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


What organization developed Performance Standards for Protective Coatings in ballast tanks on ships?


The SSPC's Painting Contractor Certification Program (PCCP) was substantially influenced in its development by the already established certification program of what association?


According to ASTM D 6083, how thick should an acrylic reflective roof coating be?


 
 
   

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