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True or false: A coating system description in a specification may include surface preparation and quality control requirements.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014


True or false: Calcium aluminate mortars are sometimes used as linings for rehabilitation of manholes.

Friday, August 29, 2014


True or false: It is easier to remove coal tar epoxy than coal tar enamel from a steel substrate.

Thursday, August 28, 2014


True or false: A black light test can detect certain oil films on a bare steel substrate.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014


What organization maintains a database describing the results of performance testing of bridge coatings?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014


True or false: There are both pneumatic and electric remote controls for air abrasive blast systems.

Monday, August 25, 2014


True or false: The EPA has decided to abandon its development of a lead-safe Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule for public and commercial projects.

Friday, August 22, 2014


True or false: A polyaspartic coating is an aliphatic polyurea.

Thursday, August 21, 2014


Certain machine guns, like the old Thompson sub-machine gun, are called chopper guns. What is a chopper gun in coatings work?

Wednesday, August 20, 2014


True or false: According to a recent JPCL article, foul-release hull coatings can be divided into hard and soft technologies.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014


Which of the following types of contaminants, introduced in the vicinity of a person wearing a half-mask respirator to determine if it fits properly, are allowed by OSHA for qualitative fit testing?

Monday, August 18, 2014


True or false: Inorganic zinc-rich primers should be topcoated as soon as they appear to be dry.

Friday, August 15, 2014


What is normally meant by the phrase, “hold the blast?”

Thursday, August 14, 2014


True or false: Non-osmotic blisters can develop in coatings on concrete floors.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014


True or false: The greater the permeability of a coating on concrete, the more effectively it will perform.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014


What mechanism of corrosion protection does zinc phosphate provide to coatings?

Monday, August 11, 2014


True or false: Ethanol is corrosive and highly water soluble, according to the EPA.

Friday, August 8, 2014


True or false: Plastic shrinkage cracking of concrete can occur during the first few hours after placement.

Friday, August 1, 2014


True or false: Some alkyd formulations will not undergo saponification if applied to high-pH substrates.

Thursday, July 31, 2014


In a laboratory test of metalized coatings reported recently in JPCL, which metal or alloy provided the best combination of corrosion protection and service life in immersion and intermittent immersion conditions simulating Bureau of Reclamation exposures?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014


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

Tuesday, July 29, 2014


All respiratory protection equipment used in the workplace must be approved by what organization?

Monday, July 28, 2014


What is a common term for osmotic blistering of coatings due to thermal gradients?

Friday, July 25, 2014


True or false: Certain coating types can saponify on galvanized surfaces with elevated alkalinity.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014


What type of coating material was described as the most appropriate for overcoating lead-based paint on steel penstocks in a 2009 JPCL article?

Monday, July 21, 2014


If coatings were removed before abrading a concrete floor slab to conduct the ASTM anhydrous calcium chloride test, how much time must elapse between grinding and conducting the test?

Friday, July 18, 2014


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

Thursday, July 17, 2014


True or false: Abrasive particle size, shape, and hardness all have an impact on the creation of surface profile.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014


Ammonium polyphosphate is most likely to be found in what type of coating?

Monday, July 7, 2014


What do HUNKOR and CEFRACOR have in common?

Thursday, July 3, 2014


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

Wednesday, July 2, 2014


What is a common name for the safety cut-out device at the blast nozzle of an abrasive blast system, which is connected to a pressure-relief valve on the blast pot?

Tuesday, July 1, 2014


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.

Monday, June 30, 2014


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

Friday, June 27, 2014


In what U.S. Cabinet-level department is transmission pipeline safety regulated?

Thursday, June 26, 2014


True or false: OSHA’s work practice controls to minimize exposure to hazardous materials, such as toxic dust, can include, in most instances, job rotation.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014


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

Tuesday, June 24, 2014


What organization publishes the Standard for the Preparation of Steel Substrates for PSPC?

Monday, June 23, 2014


What is the relationship between a discontinuity and a holiday in a coating?

Friday, June 20, 2014


True or false: A Maryland State Highway Administration test of bridge coatings systems, supported by the Federal Highway Administration and recently reported in JPCL, found that two-coat systems performed equally as well as a conventional, three-coat high-performance system.

Thursday, June 19, 2014


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.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014


Among the various types of anti-foulings for ships, what are foul-release coatings?

Tuesday, June 17, 2014


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?

Monday, June 16, 2014


Which method of blasting produces the least blast debris, presuming the same substrate in the same condition is being cleaned by each method?

Friday, June 13, 2014


What kind of test was developed by Frederick Knoop and colleagues?

Thursday, June 12, 2014


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.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014


What SSPC/NACE blast cleaning standard is equivalent to Sa 2, Thorough Blast Cleaning, in ISO 8501-1?

Tuesday, June 10, 2014


True or false: Portable pull-off adhesion testers include ones that operate by application of mechanical or hydraulic or pneumatic force.

Monday, June 9, 2014


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