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What is the best method for preparing newly galvanized steel to be overcoated with an epoxy system?

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From Rahil Shaikh of Link Middle East LLC on September 7, 2017:
First and foremost, remove any oil and grease as p more

From Guus Schmittmann of Zinkinfo Benelux on July 15, 2015:
There are two possibilities: sweeping or a chemica more

From Empty Jasson of Haiphong on April 23, 2015:
Use detergent cleaning to remove oil and grease. C more

From trevor neale of TF Warren Group on April 22, 2015:
As stated by Clyde above, SSPC-SP16 provides the a more

From Clyde Morgan of BURNS & McDONNELL on April 22, 2015:
I use SSPC-SP 16 (Surface Preparation Specificatio more

From TOLGA DIRAZ of Freelance on April 22, 2015:
As we are coating professionals, I believe our fir more

From Simon Wadsworth of COWI on April 22, 2015:
In accordance with the paint manufacturer’s instru more

From Francesco Colica of Colimet srl on April 22, 2015:
The fast and secure way is to remove surface conta more

From Marco Antonio Alvarado Meneses of Sherwin Williams Perú on April 21, 2015:
I agree with Winson. Remove oil and grease accordi more

From OM PRAKASH JAT of Galadari Engineering works on April 21, 2015:
Oil and grease must be removed with a strong deter more

From Winson King of PennDOT on April 21, 2015:
Remove oil and surface contaminants by SSPC-SP 1;b more

From Larry Muzia of Exceletech LLC on April 20, 2015:
Although there are several methods used in our ind more

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