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January 26 - February 13, 2017

When SSPC-SP3 (Power Tool Cleaning) is specified, how should one decide when to apply the tool to the entire surface and when to use it just where the coating appears defective or rusting?

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From Jose Avendano of CoatProtec, LLC on February 5, 2017:
Strictly speaking, if it is specified that a surfa more

From Priya Samaroo of tile warehouse on February 2, 2017:
Power tool cleaning is used to take off loose rust more

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Tagged categories: Certifications and standards; Power tool cleaning; SSPC; SSPC-SP 3; Surface Preparation; Surface preparation