INDUSTRIAL COATINGS PREVIOUS QUIZZES


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2019
True or false: Hypodermic pressure gauges are used to check abrasive flow rates in a blast hose.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2019
True or false: The International Commission on Aesthetics deals with color and color measurement.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2018
High-ratio, calcium sulfonate alkyds are highly rated for what service?

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2018
True or false: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has indicated that male construction industry workers are the least likely to commit suicide among all industries.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2018
True or false: Manufacturers of supplied air respirators must acquire approval for these products from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2018
A recent JPCL article described what function of an epoxy polysulfide coating?

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2018
True or false: The cost to repair a premature failure of the protective coating system on an offshore wind turbine can be over 100 times the cost per square meter for the coating when originally applied in the paint shop.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2018
True or false: Coatings with zinc phosphate pigments provide galvanic protection to steel.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018
True or false: PDCA created a standard definition of “coating work.”

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018
True or false: The adhesion of a coating to a steel substrate depends entirely upon the mechanical attachment or hooking of the coating to the profile of the steel.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018
True or false: According to Clive Hare, optimum electrical properties of organic zinc-rich coatings are based on the volumetric relationship between pigment and vehicle rather than on weight relationships between zinc and solid binder.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018
True or false: The Federal Highway Administration is engaged in performance testing of bridge coatings for state highway departments.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018
True or false: According to a study by German researchers, specifying a particular edge geometry is not the most significant factor in controlling corrosion of steel edges in sea-water environments.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2018
A prominent PaintSquare blogger blames inadequate surface preparation for what percentage of coating failures?

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018
What is an example of an engineering control, according to OSHA, during cleaning or painting operations in an enclosed space?

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018
Who said: “Paint is dead. It just doesn’t know it yet"?

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018
True or false: Organic zinc-rich binders are sometimes silicates.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018
True or false: Aromatic polyureas formulated as thick-film elastomers lose a significant portion of their elastomeric properties when subject to atmospheric exposure for long periods.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2018
True or false: SSPC has a holiday detection standard.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2018
True or false: Dry film thickness measurement standards used around the world are quite similar to one another.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2018
True or false: A research study by Roper, Weaver and Brandon indicated that the number of peaks in a steel surface profile created by abrasive blasting has an effect on performance of coatings applied to the steel.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2018
True or false: It is harder to remove coal tar epoxy than coal tar enamel from a steel substrate.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2018
True or false: If coatings were removed before abrading a concrete floor slab to conduct the ASTM anhydrous calcium chloride test, four hours must elapse between grinding and conducting the test.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018
True or false: “Working mix” and “operating mix” denote the same thing.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018
True or false: Sulfate-reducing bacteria contribute to corrosion by reacting with water to produce hydrogen sulfide.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2018
True or false: For a supplied-air respirator, OSHA requires Grade D air with an oxygen content of 19.5 to 23.5 percent.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2018
True or false: In North America, there are three hand- and power-tool cleaning standards.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Borate, phosphate and molybdate pigments find common use in barrier coatings.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2018
In addition to having a standard on determining the degree of rusting, ASTM also has what other standard for conducting condition surveys?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2018
What is one thing FROSIO has in common with NACE International?

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2018
Who said: “It is widely held that 60 to 85 percent of all premature coating failures can be attributed directly to inadequate surface preparation"?

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018
True or false: ASTM has a quantitative test method for evaluating the adhesion of a coating by cutting and probing it with a utility knife.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018
True or false: The ISO blast cleaning standard Sa3, Blast Cleaning to Visually Clean Steel, is equivalent to SSPC-SP 6, Commercial Blast.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2018
Lignin-based paint primers have been studied by what laboratory, according to PaintSquare Daily News?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
True or false: OSHA cannot propose monetary penalties against another federal agency for failure to comply with its standards.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2018
True or false: SSPC’s specification for the application of thermal spray coatings is issued jointly with NACE and the Zinc Institute.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018
True or false: It takes 25.4 mils to make 1 micron.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018
True or false: Polyurethane is the common chemistry in all polysiloxane coating types.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018
True or false: When you have an execessively deep surface profile and you re-blast clean the surface with a smaller abrasive, you can reduce the surface profile, but your peak count and peak density suffer considerably, compared to using the “correctly sized” abrasive from the start, according to research reported in PaintSquare Daily News.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018
True or false: Synthetic dirt was developed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for accelerated testing of pavement markings.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018
What organization has two standards for measuring surface profile?

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018
True or false: Threshold limit values on exposure to chemical substances are legally binding limits.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018
True or false: In a state highway department test, reported in JPCL, a two-coat elastomeric acrylic system and a zinc-rich moisture cure urethane/polyaspartic system both outperformed a conventional organic zinc/epoxy/polyurethane system.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018
True or false: Ion exchange pigments would most likely be used in high-heat coatings.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018
Which of the following is not a lead- and chromate-free inhibitive pigment?

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018
True or false: Flash rusting and rust back are two names for the same phenomenon, according to an industry expert.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018
True or false: At very high temperatures (higher than 90 degrees Fahrenheit), the top of applied coatings may skin over or cure too quickly, trapping air or solvent bubbles.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018
In paint application by conventional air spraying, what causes dry spray?

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018
True or false: An anti-mosquito paint has been approved by the EPA.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018
True or false: HAPS is an acronym for hazardous air particulates.


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