INDUSTRIAL COATINGS PREVIOUS QUIZZES


THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019
True or false: There is no published research to support the view that the peak count of surface profile after blast cleaning affects coating performance.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019
In protective coating work, a sieve analysis is used to determine the weight distribution of blasting abrasive.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019
The cliché about “location, location, location” being the three most important things in assessing the value of a house is mirrored by what similar phrase offered by a PaintSquare coating specialist on the three most important considerations in painting a bridge?

SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2019
True or false: Zinc phosphate is not an inhibitive pigment used in coatings for corrosion control.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019
What organization patented the use of a magnetic field sensor array that’s placed in a pipeline after installation via horizontal directional drilling in order to send back information that engineers can analyze to identify coating damage that may have occurred during the installation process?

THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019
True or false: SSPC has approved five new chapters in Latin America since 2017.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2019
True or false: The air abrasive blast method that produces the least debris uses dry ice as the abrasive.

MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2019
True or false: According to OSHA, the “Fatal Four” leading causes of construction industry fatalities are falls, electrocution, being struck by an object and crushing.

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019
True or false: On concrete block, dry-film coating thickness can be measured with an ultrasonic thickness gage.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2019
True or false: Steel for the recently completed Hålogaland Bridge, located in Narvik, Norway, was coated in a U.S. fabricating shop.

TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019
True or false: According to a PaintSquare blogger in speaking about the Grenfell Tower fire, fire-resistive tests “serve as comparative, and not predictive, tools.”

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019
Publication of JPCL was launched in what year?

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019
True or false: A portable centrifugal wheel blast machine typically uses steel grit abrasive to clean and profile concrete floors.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019
True or false: SSPC Technical Proceedings papers from SSPC conferences, 2010 through 2019, are available at sspc.org.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019
Which of the following is used as an antibacterial agent in coatings?

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2019
Tuesday: True or false: SSPC-SP 18 is often specified for the surface preparation of newly galvanized steel.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2019
True or false: OSHA has been petitioned to create a standard on worker exposure to high heat.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2019
True or false: The official name of the color continuously used on the Golden Gate Bridge is Golden Harvest.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2019
True or false: Abrasive blast cleaning workers are regularly exposed to noise in excess of 120 dBA.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019
True or false: A Dutch study found that use of biodiesel as a component in diesel fuel blends could be leading to increased corrosion in underground storage tanks that hold the fuel.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019
True or false: Extender pigments are classified by Clive Hare as functional pigments.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019
True or false: Infrared curing of coatings can have a lower operating cost than convection curing.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019
True or false: OSHA can issue a citation even if one of its regulations has not been violated.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2019
True or false: One paint consultant advocates for the use of a hammer to check for compliance with SSPC-SP 6 after the paint has been applied.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2019
True or false: One course being offered at SSPC 2019 Coatings+ is Project Management for the Industrial Painting Contractor.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019
True or false: The Department of Transportation awarded funds to an engineering company in Hawaii to develop a corrosion-resistant, non-toxic coating for retrofitting the interiors of potable water pipelines.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019
True or false: Sodium bicarbonate can be used in both wet blast and dry blast operations.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2019
True or false: Non-toxic, foul-release coatings for ships hulls are often based on silicone elastomers.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2019
True or false: Workplace fatalities increased slightly in 2017.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2019
What term is used to describe the temperature at which the non-crystalline portion of a polymer is transformed from a rubbery material to a brittle, glass-like material?

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2019
True or false: A main session of the technical program at SSPC 2019 is “Coating Types.”

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019
True or false: Neither the irritant smoke test nor the banana oil test are quantitative fit test methods for air-purifying and supplied-air respirators.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019
How is a water ring used?

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019
True or false: According to a PaintSquare blogger, the cost to repair a protective coating system failure offshore can be 100 times greater than the cost of applying the coating system in the shop.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2019
True or false: UL (Underwriters Laboratories) publishes inspection manuals dealing with spray-applied, fire-resistive coating materials.

MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019
True or false: SSPC’s CCI certification of concrete coating inspectors applies to protective coatings for industrial structures but not architectural coatings.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019
What organization recently published a standard on the texture of coatings applied to concrete substrates?

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019
True or false: A metallized substrate provides cathodic protection and develops an oxide film that adds barrier protection of the underlying steel.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019
True or false: ASTM publishes a solvent rub tests for inorganic but not organic coatings.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019
True or false: Talc is a widely used extender pigment in coatings.

MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2019
True or false: In an air abrasive blast system that utilizes a venturi nozzle, a typical particle speed is 450 mph.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019
True or false: The structural steel exoskeleton of the New York Times Building is protected with an intumescent coating.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019
True or false: The maximum level of carbon monoxide allowed by OSHA for breathing air used in air-supplied respirators is 10 ppm.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019
True or false: The American Iron and Steel Institute publishes a test method for measuring the slip coefficient of coatings used on the faying surfaces of bolted joints.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2019
True or false: According to one PaintSquare blogger, dry ice can leave a surface profile.

MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2019
What is the name of the abrasive blast nozzle with internal restriction at the center to increase abrasive speed and produce a more uniform blast pattern?

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019
True or false: According to a PaintSquare blog, when removing and replacing a sealant on a weathering steel substrate, some coating suppliers require removing both the sealant and patina, followed by application of a protective coating before application of the sealant.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2019
Which of the following causes of construction worker fatalities is not among the top four, according to OSHA statistics for 2014?

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2019
True or false: One NACE CORROSION Conference was held in Buffalo, New York.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2019
What is the consensus among coating specialists about the percentage of deterioration that is acceptable at a one-year warranty inspection of water tank linings before a contractor must repair the coating job?


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