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Daily Quiz (21)

True or false: ISO has pictorial standards and other means of evaluating the degree of coating defects, such as blistering, rusting, cracking, flaking and chalking.

True or false: ISO offers a standard that gives durability grades of low, medium, and high for paint systems in various environments and levels of surface preparation.

ISO/TC 35/SC 14 is in charge of a standard on what topic?

The standard ISO8501, the international standard for dry abrasive blasting, describes results of four degrees of blast cleaning, Sa 1, Sa 2, Sa 21/2 and Sa 3. What does the Sa stand for, according to a PaintSquare blog?

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

SSPC-SP 5/NACE No. 1 is most closely aligned with what ISO surface preparation standard?

True or false: NORSOK offers a standard that gives durability grades of low, medium, and high for paint systems in various environments and levels of surface preparation.

True or false: With the ISO blast cleaning standards, the visual standards are an integral part of the written standard; that is, the reference to the applicable pictures is part of the written description.

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

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

What is the name of the method for measuring soluble salt conductivity on steel before painting by applying a special patch to the substrate, injecting deionized water beneath it, and then extracting the water to assess its conductivity?

What organization is the sole representative of the United States to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)?

True or false: ISO 12944, Part 5 lists 9 factors that are important for the durability of a protective coating system.

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

ISO 12944 on corrosion protection of steel with protective coatings lists how many environmental exposure classes?

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

True or False: Maximum levels of soluble salts that can remain on a steel substrate after surface preparation are mandated in SSPC-Guide 15 and ISO 8502.

ISO standard 8502, in Parts 5, 6, 9, and 12, is similar in content to what SSPC Guide?

What is the main subject of ISO 12944?

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.

What is the main subject of ISO 12944?


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