Problem Solving Forum

| More

April 12 - April 16, 2021

Are there special primers and surface preparation requirements for painting unpainted aluminum?

Please sign in to submit your answer this question    

Tagged categories: Aluminum; Asia Pacific; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Latin America; North America; Surface Preparation    

Current PSF Question | Submit a PSF Question | Full PSF Archive

Recent Questions

April 5 - April 9, 2021
In preparing for coating, what is the best way to treat a steel surface that has been attacked by microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)?

April 5 - April 9, 2021
What are the criteria for selecting coatings for application during extreme (atmospheric) heat?

March 29 - April 2, 2021
Where would you use epoxy and cementitious intumescent coatings?

March 29 - April 2, 2021
What is an acceptable level of moisture in concrete walls before painting with an acrylic system, and how should the moisture level be measured?

March 22 - March 26, 2021
What advantages/disadvantages have you seen with using recycled glass abrasives vs. traditional abrasives?

March 22 - March 26, 2021
Specifications often state that glossy surfaces must be dulled before overcoating. What are some methods for doing this, especially when sanding isn’t feasible?

March 15 - March 19, 2021
We need to paint our publicly owned lighthouse. What should I include in the specifications for this bid regarding surface preparation, coating systems, and other considerations?

March 15 - March 19, 2021
What are the pros and cons of specifying sieve sizes for abrasives?

March 8 - March 12, 2021
When using the Bresle method to determine level of salt contamination, why do ISO 8502-9 and IMO PSPC use different constants to covert the conductivity measured (micro Siemens/cm) to total salt density (mg/m2)?

March 8 - March 12, 2021
When a specification calls for removing only loose coating from a masonry substrate, what methods are effective without damaging the intact coating that is left on the surface?

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office


Axxiom Manufacturing

HoldTight Solutions Inc.

Abrasives Inc.

Sauereisen, Inc.

Western Technology Inc.



Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL

The Technology Publishing Network

PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms & Conditions   |   Support   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us