Problem Solving Forum
April 13 - April 19, 2015
How long after blasting can stainless steel be left before painting? If this time is exceeded, what further surface preparation is required?
Warren Brand of Chicago Corrosion Group on
April 21, 2015:
The passivated layer on SS is very, very thin. Wh ...read more The passivated layer on SS is very, very thin. When blasting SS, we treat it the same way as we would carbon steel and follow the appropriate standards and guidelines pertinent to carbon steel.
rON Lewis of Corrosion Management Ltd on
April 17, 2015:
Six minutes if it is raining and underwater paint ...read more Six minutes if it is raining and underwater paint is not being used. No further surface preparation is required.