Good Technical Practice
Industry Standards for Surface Preparation

From D+D Print, July/August 2013

by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.

Thorough surface preparation is necessary to achieve long-term coating performance. This article describes relevant industry surface preparation standards produced by SSPC, NACE, ICRI, and ASTM, and reports on plans for developing new standards in the recently formed SSPC Commercial Coatings Committee....
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Tagged categories: Air abrasive blast cleaning; ASTM; Certifications and standards; Coating selection; Concrete; Good Technical Practice; International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI); Kenneth A. Trimber; NACE; Paint application; Power tool cleaning; Solvent and chemical cleaning; Steel; Surface preparation; Visual standards; Waterjetting

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