INDUSTRIAL COATINGS PREVIOUS QUIZZES


FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021
According to a poll taken during PaintSquare Connect’s recent webinar “Industrial Coatings: 2021 Market Outlook,” the majority of participants said that business during the COVID-19 pandemic:

THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021
Last month, Rep. Bryan Slaton (R-Texas) presented a house bill pushing for the relaunch of construction on what recently paused infrastructure project?

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2021
Scientists from the Helmholtz Centre for Materials and Coastal Research in Geesthacht, Germany, have recently developed a ________ alloy that has an elevated resistance to corrosion.

TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021
According to researchers from Institute of Technology and Testing of Construction Materials at Graz University of Technology, adding supplementary cementitious materials such as metakaolin or ______ can help to reduce the contribution of shotcrete to sinter formations (process of calcium carbonate precipitation).

MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021
What is the MUC for an employee wearing a half-mask air purifying respirator (APF=10) in an atmosphere full of sulfur dioxide gas (PEL=5 ppm)?

THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021
When performing emergency maintenance and repair regarding corrosion under insulation in oil and gas facilities, what is the potential cost of shutting down equipment?

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021
True or false: A JPCL subscription is the ONLY way users can access the 25-year collection of JPCL Archives, dating back to 1996.

TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2021
What university was recently awarded a $718,000, three-year grant from the Nuclear Energy University Program to use corrosion science to help identify potential at-risk canisters used to store spent nuclear fuel?

MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2021
True or false: All respirator filters and cartridges used in the workplace must have a “TC Number.”

FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2021
Researchers from RMIT University have recently developed a recycling solution for one item generating a rather large amount of pandemic waste:

THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021
What date will the archived content from CORROSION 2021 be available until?

THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021
True or false: In offshore oil and gas platform projects, ATEX 138 is the directive for workplace safety.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2021
In a study conducted by Stanford University, researchers found that the United States has spent nearly $___________ in flood damages over the last three decades.

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2021
What is the name of a recently developed autonomous disruptive technology, designed to perform maintenance, inspections and repair on underwater infrastructure?

MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021
True or false: Before an employee uses any respirator with a negative or positive pressure tight-fitting facepiece, the employee must be fit tested with the same make, model, style and size of respirator that will be used.

FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021
How many categories will JPCL be awarding its 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards?

THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2021
According to “Maintenance Tips” in the February issue of JPCL, which of the following isn’t a rule to live by when planning offshore maintenance work?

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2021
Recently, a team of researchers from the Oregon State University’s College of Engineering conducted a study using supercomputer simulations to observe how _________ causes corrosion and degrades iron.

TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2021
True or false: The development of hot-spread epoxy phenolic coating resulted from the discovery of the “rusted steel substrate effect,” among others.

MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2021
In January, President Joe Biden revoked the permit for which pipeline upon taking office?

FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2021
How many lives were lost in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent oil spill off the U.S. Gulf Coast?

THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2021
Traditional epoxy phenolic coating technology for CUI mitigation recommends a film thickness for each coat to be typically __ - __ mils.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2021
True or false: JPCL will still be a member benefit of the newly SSPC-NACE combined association, The Association for Materials Protection and Performance.

TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2021
An oxygen-deficient atmosphere is an atmosphere with an oxygen content below ___% by volume.

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021
True or false: Any equipment used in an offshore platform “hot zone” must be ATEX-rated.

FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021
Hot-dip galvanizing is a batch process in which the coating is applied in a molten bath of zinc at roughly what degree?

THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021
Inorganic zinc coatings have proven capable of withstanding temperatures up to ___ F (___ C) in non-immersion service without any loss in performance.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021
What is the OSHA standard dictating requirements for respiratory protection, including guidelines for respirator selection, fit, testing, maintenance, care and more?

TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021
True or false: Drones can “merge” with robots.

MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021
Who was the top lawyer to investigate the 1988 oil platform explosion that occurred on Piper Alpha in the North Sea on July 6?

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2021
True or false: Zinc carbonate is water-soluble and not very dense, while zinc oxide and zinc hydroxide are dense, insoluble materials.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021
When fusion-bonded epoxy coatings are exposed to UV rays, they undergo a degradation commonly referred to as:

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021
More than ________ tons of steel was galvanized for the new Champlain Bridge.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2021
True or false: Civil engineers from the Cork Institute of Technology are planning to recycle wind turbines blades as coastline wake brakes later this year.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2021
The Washington Department of Transportation recently installed record-breaking prestressed concrete girders at its new southbound Interstate 5 Puyallup River Bridge in Tacoma. How long did the girders measure?

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2021
Zinc oxide starts forming roughly how many hours after galvanizing?

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021
Last month, researchers from Nagoya University discovered this rare concrete-strengthening mineral within the walls of a decommissioned power plant in Japan:

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2021
What state recently launched a state-wide emphasis program to reduce employee exposures to respirable crystalline silica and prevent silicosis?

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2021
According to recent column by TPC CEO Brion Palmer, the JPCL team is excited to reintroduce itself as the fresh, independent voice of the industry, effective starting what issue?

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2021
According to blogger Allen Zielnik, most field-applied commercial icephobic coatings today are based on superhydrophobic and ___ surface energy principles:

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2021
True or false: Hardness pencils are used in protective coatings work to measure of coating hardness as determined by the coating's resistance to scratching by pencil leads of known hardness.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2021
In a “Misconception Series” on spray-applied fireproofing, critical failure of steel occurs when the steel reaches ____ degrees Fahrenheit.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021
True or false: At a pH of less than 10, corrosion can occur if there is less than one inch of cover in immersed concrete or the service environment is susceptible to biogenic corrosion.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2021
In the protective coatings industry, qualitative fit testing of respirators introduces what material near the wearer of an air-purifying or supplied-air respirator with cartridge filter to determine by smell?

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021
According to Kevin Morris, a 25-year veteran of the coatings industry, specializing in water and wastewater facilities, the average age of structures undergoing rehabilitation are:

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2021
In December, the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, Federal Transit Administration and the United States Department of Transportation issued a final rule regarding the DOT Program for:

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2021
True or false: In merging to create The Association for Materials Protection and Performance, SSPC announced that it would be discontinuing its 37-year partnership with the Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2021
According to Anders Voldsgaard Calusen, a novel type of “activated” zinc primer uses which kind of formulation:

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2021
It is estimated that the cost of painting an offshore structure in an autonomous painting facility can be as low as 1- __% less per square meter in comparison with carrying out coating onsite.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2021
True or false: Experienced inspectors using pull-off adhesion methods find that 7-12% of pulls end up being invalid.


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