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Surfaces, Standards and Semantics: A Close Look at Surface Cleaning Standards: Hand- and Power-Tool Cleaning

From JPCL, May 2015

By Rob Francis, R A Francis Consulting Services Pty Ltd


by Rob Francis, R A Francis Consulting Services Pty Ltd

Part 1 of this column on surface preparation standards, published in the February 2015 JPCL, closely examined ISO and joint SSPC/NACE International blast cleaning standards to investigate differences and similarities. In this second installment the hand- and power-tool cleaning standards will be investigated. Standards for hand- and power-tool cleaning used in North America are prepared by SSPC alone. There are four written standards, which are illustrated pictorially in SSPC-VIS 3. In most other parts of the world, ISO 8501-1 contains written descriptions as well as pictures of hand- and power-tool-prepared surfaces, along with the abrasive blasting standards discussed in Part 1, in a single book....
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Tagged categories: Power tool cleaning; Rob Francis; Surface preparation; Surface Preparation; Surface profile

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