INDUSTRIAL COATINGS PREVIOUS QUIZZES


MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020
True or false: SSPC and ASTM have not worked cooperatively on dry coating thickness standards.

MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2020
Which of the following is not a naturally occurring abrasive?

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2020
In addition to SSPC, what other organization has standards for measuring surface profile of blast-cleaned steel?

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020
What are the levels of cleanliness of SSPC’s new abrasive blast cleaning standards for concrete substrates?

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
True or false: Zinc dust is an inhibitive pigment used in coatings for corrosion control.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020
The “spreading rate of a coating to a completely flat surface, assuming no losses in handling” defines what term?

MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
In dealing with coating thickness requirements, 25 microns equals approximately how many mils?

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2020
True or false: In protective coatings, the rutile and not the anatase form of titanium dioxide is used.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2020
True or false: One-day results of relative humidity testing of concrete floors with in-situ probes is typically not accurate enough to judge if it is acceptable to apply materials that can tolerate higher moisture content.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2020
True or false: SSPC-SP 5, "White Metal Blast Cleaning," allows 5% of the blast-cleaned surface to have stains of old paint, rust or mill scale.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2020
What was the acronym for SSPC’s early research program on environmentally friendly coatings?

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020
True or false: Mica is not classified as a prime pigment.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2020
True or false: One possible cause of dry spray when using airless equipment is excessive spray pressure.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2020
True or false: A Schmidt hammer is an impact power tool.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2019
True or false: A coating specialist writing in JPCL recommended a two-step surface preparation process for maintenance on FPSOs: waterjetting and water blasting followed by sponge blasting.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2019
According to a concrete surface preparation specialist, how does moisture move through concrete?

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2019
What is the correct order of SSPC’s power tool cleaning standards in terms of rigor, going from least to most rigorous?

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2019
SSPC atmospheric exposure zone 3E, “Chemical atmospheric exposure, severe,” includes all but which of the following components?

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2019
True or false: 450 mph is a typical particle speed for abrasive in an air abrasive blast system that utilizes a Venturi nozzle.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2019
What organization will award a $2,500 cash prize and a sculpture prize for the best paper at its conference in 2020?

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019
True or false: SSPC was recently awarded a five-year GSA contract for training programs.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2019
True or false: A synonym for “curing agent” is “hardener.”

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2019
What organization has a standard for the evaluation of degradation of coatings, including designation of quantity and size of defects and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance?

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019
The structural steel exoskeleton of the New York Times Building is coated with what specialty material, in addition to anticorrosive and UV-resistant layers?

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019
Who said that “Some estimates of the root cause for less than satisfactory concrete performance place up to 50% of the blame on design and construction errors"?

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2019
True or false: The last solvent in a solvent blend to evaporate from an applied coating film is called a retarder.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2019
What coating consultant wrote a blog about the use of the “magic hammer” in detecting deficiencies of surface preparation?

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019
True or false: The EPA recently proposed an amendment to the Lead and Copper Rule, aimed at improving how communities test for lead in drinking water, as well as spurring quicker response times if problems become evident.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019
True or false: OSHA cannot issue a citation unless one of its regulations has not been violated.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2019
What organization offers an certification program for aerospace coating applicators?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2019
What substance was being discussed when a PaintSquare reader wrote the following: “Abrasive blasting creates inhalation hazards for the blaster as well anyone within the zone of influence no matter what kind of media you use"?

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019
True or false: Silicone foul-release coatings on ship’s hulls now require repair approximately every 10 years, according to a JPCL article writer.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019
What do the terms “working mix” and “operating mix” refer to?

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019
True or false: The projected date of voting by the memberships on the merger of SSPC and NACE is April 1, 2021.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2019
True or false: In certain exposure conditions, sealers and/or topcoats may be required over thermal spray coatings.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019
True or false: In coating work, a spark tester is used to check the flammability of coatings and linings.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2019
What organization maintains a database giving the results of bridge coatings’ performance testing?

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2019
True or false: The U.S. test of protective materials on steel exposed to a rapid rise fire includes weathering exposure.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019
What is another name for the coating failure term “bleeding"?

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2019
True or false: Jet fire tests are not used to determine the heat-insulating capabilities of intumescent coatings in cellulosic fires.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019
True or false: With respirator use during abrasive blasting, the approved air hose from the respirator manufacturer must be used.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019
True or false: In a study of shop-applied topcoats reported in JPCL, a polyaspartic coating performed best in resisting handling damage in the shortest amount of time at lower temperatures (50°F) and higher humidity (75% RH).

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019
True or false: The Construction Specifications Institute offers a standard that gives durability grades of low, medium and high for paint systems in various environments and levels of surface preparation.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019
True or false: For work in hazardous environments, OSHA requires work practice and engineering controls to mitigate the hazards before respiratory protection is employed.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019
Who said “that the third-party inspection system is fundamentally flawed in that it creates an inherent atmosphere of adversity between the contractor and inspector, rather than one of collaboration"?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019
True or false: Some instruments used to test moisture in concrete or masonry walls are based on the principle of electrical impedance.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Which of the following words describing a characteristic of pigments does not fit with the other three?

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019
True or false: SSPC’s wet abrasive blast cleaning standards describe three levels of flash rust following wet blast cleaning.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019
What organization is advising SSPC and NACE during merger talks?

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2019
True or false: At the DoD-Allied Nations Technical Corrosion Conference this year, one presentation dealt with the use of dry ice for cleaning topside and non-skid ship coatings.


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