Daily Quiz (48)


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


What standard covers the determination of the pull-off strength of a coating or coating system, by determining the greatest perpendicular force (in tension) that a surface area can bear before a plug of material is detached?


Throughout FY 2020 (Oct. 1, 2019, through Sept. 30, 2020), the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration conducted how many inspections in response to worker complaints, injuries and fatalities, and referrals impacted by COVID-19?


True or false: Thermal spraying is a group of processes where the thermal spray feedstock (aluminum, zinc or a combination of alloys developed in the form of a wire or powder) is heated, atomized and propelled by a conveying gas stream and deposited to form a thermal spray metallic coating (TSC) on the cleaned steel.


In this Off the Wall story, bridge inspectors saved this stranded animal from a bridge in Mississippi.


What organization recently published, “Recommended Practices for Remote Virtual Inspections,” a guideline that it says governmental jurisdictions should consider for effective and consistent remote virtual inspections.


According to the U.S. Defense Acquisition University, over the course of 30 years, this percentage range of systems acquisition can be attributed to the life cycle cost of a project.


True or false: A D+D article on assuring the quality of coating work on commercial buildings argues for spot inspections of each phase of cleaning, painting and paint-related work rather than having an inspector present continuously to monitor all phases of coating work.


What is a PATTI?


What color system or standard relies on instrumental measurement?


True or false: According to a JPCL article, three months is a good starting interval between calibrations of a magnetic dry film thickness gage.


True or false: Infrared radiation thermal imaging can be used to monitor coating application only if the coating being applied is thermosetting.


True or false: Another name for a portable stylus instrument is a profilometer.


What is an acronym for one pneumatic adhesion tester?


True or false: A Schmidt hammer is an impact power tool.


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"?


True or false: Although OSHA has authorized use of drones for inspections, the agency has not confirmed their actual use.


Which one of the following organizations does not train and certify paint inspectors?


True or false: Another name for a portable stylus instrument is a roughness gage.


True or false: SSPC has certified professional blasters, painters and inspectors.


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


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.


True or false: UL publishes the technical manual Standard Practice for the Testing and Inspection of Intumescent Fire-Resistive Materials.


How are the number of OSHA’s field inspections expected to change in the next two years?


Who wrote the Paint Inspector’s Field Guide?


True or false: OSHA has used drones for inspection of worksites.


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


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


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?


True or false: A polyurea coating material showed excellent performance in a five-year inspection of a lining system on a potable water tank bottom that had suffered significant soil-side corrosion in Melbourne, Australia.


ICRI and what other organization certify moisture-testing inspectors?


What organization offers a Concrete Coating Inspector program?


True or false: NACE and SSPC are the only organizations that certify coating inspectors.


True or false: A D+D article on assuring the quality of coating work on commercial buildings argues for a full-time inspector to be present during all phases of coating work.


How many coating inspection companies are certified to SSPC-QP 5, Certification for Coating and Lining Inspection Companies?


True or false: The Norwegian organization offering coating inspector training and certification is called BLESIO.


True or false: SSPC has a program to train and certify inspectors of coatings on concrete.


Which one of the following organizations does not train and certify paint inspectors?


Which one of the following organizations does not train and certify coating inspectors?


The earliest, large-scale application of what coating type was conducted on the Morgan-Whyalla pipeline in Australia?


What organization developed the Guide for Planning Coatings Inspection?


What organization publishes the technical manual Standard Practice for the Testing and Inspection of Intumescent Fire-Resistive Materials?


Plastic shims are used with what quality-control instruments in coating work?


What is the term normally used to designate a stoppage of coating work for inspection before moving on to the next step?


What is the name of the provision in OSHA standards that is used in inspections where there are no specific standards applicable to the particular hazard involved?


When production is stopped for inspection of coating work prior to moving on to the next step, what is this quality control step called?


What is one typical duty of an inspector prior to the application of a primer?


True or False: SSPC has a qualification procedure and certification program for companies that manufacture inspection instruments.


 
 
   

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