INDUSTRIAL COATINGS PREVIOUS QUIZZES


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
What polymer concrete resin is based on an alcohol derived from agricultural wastes such as rice and oat hulls and corn cobs?

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019
What is the name of an accelerated weathering apparatus that operates on a condensation type of water exposure at elevated temperature?

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
True or false: Several methods can be used to minimize or prevent flash rusting after abrasive blast cleaning of steel.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
True or false: SSPC-SP 11, which requires a one-mil profile, is titled “Commercial Grade Power Tool Cleaning.”

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
True or false: In atmospheric weathering exposures, aromatic polyureas perform much better than aliphatic polyureas in retaining elastomeric properties.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2019
True or false: NACE International held a corrosion awareness day in Aberdeen, Scotland, last month.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2019
True or false: The acronym CAS stands for both Chemical Abstract Service and Coating Application Specialist.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019
True or false: SSPC Coatings+ is expected to attract 1,500 coatings professionals in Long Beach, California, in February 2020.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2019
True or false: Abrasive blast workers are not regularly exposed to noise in excess of 120 dBA.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2019
What coating specialist wrote a critique on PaintSquare of the ISO standard for assessing acceptable levels of dust on surfaces prepared for painting?

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2019
Who was chairman of the task group that created the Painting Contractor Certification Program?

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2019
In what state was a $2.5 million fine levied upon a gas utility for failing to provide timely repairs to deficient cathodic protection systems?

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2019
True or false: The NFPA has a standard measuring the functional durability of spray-applied, fire-resistive coatings.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2019
True or false: Bitrex can be used for respirator fit testing.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2019
SSPC and AISC jointly publish a standard on what subject?

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2019
What coating specialist said, “I don’t know how to calibrate a nose?”

MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2019
True or false: A mechanical rubbing machine is used to test a coating for solvent resistance.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2019
True or false: A three-year research study found that foul-release coatings were the most effective at combating macro-fouling organisms like zebra and quagga mussels.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2019
True or false: 3–6 mils is the typical range for the peak-to-valley height of surface profile created on steel by power-tool cleaning to bare metal and abrasive-blast cleaning.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019
True or false: For spot repair of coatings, the selection of abrasive blasting as the surface preparation method is questionable.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2019
True or false: More than 60 organizations have sponsored content on PaintSquare.

MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2019
True or false: Another name for a portable stylus instrument is a roughness gage.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2019
True or false: The last solvent in a solvent blend to evaporate from an applied coating film is called the retarder solvent.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2019
True or false: The ISO surface preparation standard Sa 3 resembles SSPC-SP 5/NACE No. 1.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2019
Polyesters modified with fatty acids and other components produces what coating type?

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2019
True or false: Epoxy novolacs are not good candidates for food processing facilities.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2019
What organization has a chemical review status tracker?

MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019
True or false: The SWR Institute validates the performance test results published by manufacturers of sealants.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2019
True or false: The SSPC/NACE joint standard on surface preparation of concrete does not apply to masonry walls.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2019
Who said: “There was some pining for the old, forgiving lead-based paints, but the data clearly shows that modern coatings outclass the old technology and certainly have achieved and even exceeded environmental and worker-safety goals that initially seemed so challenging.”?

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2019
True or false: Zinc phosphate pigments, when used in primers for steel substrates, provide sacrificial protection of the metal.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2019
True or false: Of the four primary standards for measuring surface profile on blast-cleaned steel, two of them also address profile generated by power tools.

MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2019
True or false: Light etching is necessary to assure the performance of siloxane water repellents on concrete.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2019
True or false: Phenalkamine epoxy curing agents are made from the oil of walnut shells.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2019
True or false: Not all the SSPC surface preparation standards are issued jointly with NACE.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2019
In what country did a university develop a polymer coating said to be so versatile it can be compared to the iconic Swiss army knife?

TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2019
True or false: European authorities are studying the possibility that titanium dioxide may be a carcinogen to humans.

MONDAY, JULY 29, 2019
From what organization can you purchase "Research Report 912: Guidelines for Detection and Remediation of Soluble Salt Contamination Prior to Coating Steel Highway Structures"?

FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2019
Who wrote a book on the degradation of paint films?

THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2019
True or false: 0.0254 mm = 10 mils.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2019
Opacity observations of air pollution emissions are sometimes reported using what rating system?

TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2019
True or false: SSPC has a performance standard for coating systems used on offshore structures.

MONDAY, JULY 22, 2019
True or false: A seal coat over thermal-sprayed zinc will perform better if application occurs before natural oxidation can form on the zinc.

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019
True or false: SSPC’s CCI certification of concrete coating inspectors applies to protective but not architectural coatings.

THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019
In coating work, how is replica putty used?

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2019
What is the term used to describe solvents with limited photochemical reactivity?

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2019
True or false: “Perm,” the unit of permeance, has the same value in metric and U.S. measures.

MONDAY, JULY 15, 2019
In a recently published guidance document, the American Industrial Hygiene Association named and described four, often chronic, construction site health hazards: high temperatures, air contaminants, noise and what fourth hazard?

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019
Aside from newsletters, NACE has how many print publications?

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2019
True or false: In ASTM’s standard definition of protective coating work, inspection is included as one of the operations required to accomplish a complete coating job.


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