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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?

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From Warren Brand of Chicago Corrosion Group on April 21, 2015:
The passivated layer on SS is very, very thin. Wh more

From rON Lewis of Corrosion Management Ltd on April 17, 2015:
Six minutes if it is raining and underwater paint more

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