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News (8)

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.

Getting it Right: How to Use SSPC-PA 2

A large coated area can require hundreds of readings to make sure the dry film thickness is just right.

Free How-to: Cutting into Coatings

Sometimes being destructive is the only way to get it done—at least when it comes to measuring each layer in a coating system, according to a new how-to video that covers the basics of the T...

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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 (11)

On surface prep challenges, time & costs

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

Quality Control Equipment and Practice Trends: 2009–Today

by Charles Lange and Brian Goldie, JPCL

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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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