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News (10)

SSPC Issues 2 Standard Revisions

SSPC, the Society for Protective Coatings, has announced new revisions to two of its standards.

SSPC Inspection Courses Arrive in NY

A selection of SSPC training programs focused on the principles and practices of coating inspection will be available this fall at DeFelsko Corporation’s Ogdensburg, NY, headquarters, the co...

SSPC Revises Three Standards

Two abrasive-blasting standards and one related to coating film thickness have been updated by SSPC: the Society for Protective Coatings.

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Blogs (2)

A Tale of Two Clients

From Coatings Consult by Warren Brand

There’s a concept in martial arts that the first time a student sees a

New Tools Stuck in Old-School Ways

From Paint Dude by Tim Race

In 1973, I was playing baseball for Parkside High School Eagles with Tony Dungy. That...


Articles (12)

Ensure Accurate DFT Readings: 10 Important Things to Know

by David Beamish, DeFelsko Corporation

On surface prep challenges, time & costs

A specification for a bridge to be built of high-performance weathering steel requir...

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Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Standards (1)

SSPC-PA 2 Procedure for Determining Conformance to Dry Coating Thickness Requirements

issued by SSPC

This standard describes a procedure for determining shop or conformance to a specified coating ...


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