Investigating Failure
Unsuitable Spray Equipment = Unacceptable Results

From JPCL, October 2016

By Peter Bock, CUI Specialist, Consultant

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Tagged categories: Air spray; Airless spray; Coating failure; Coating/Film Thickness; Failure analysis; Offshore; Quality Control; Shop-applied coatings

Comment from Warren Brand, (11/18/2016, 8:59 AM)

Another excellent article! Love your line, "Jewelers do not work with sledge hammers and highway projects are not done with tablespoons." I also like the saying, "If the only tool in your toolbox is a hammer, then everything looks like a nail."


Comment from George DuPont, (11/21/2016, 8:28 AM)

Great Article Peter. As a QC supervisor in a Blast and Coat Job shop I face this situation every day. You are spot on.I am posting this on our Informational Bulletin Board for all my applicators to read.


Comment from trevor neale, (11/21/2016, 9:08 AM)

Good article and so true; afraid that many protective coating shops do not own "conventional guns" or employ operatives who know the simple procedure to set them up for each coating type.


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