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The Confusion Surrounding the Painting of Bolted Connections – What Should and Shouldn’t be Done

This webinar is archived and recorded from a live presentation on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
Cost: FREE

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There are a number of questions associated with painting the connections of structural steel joints. Should bolt holes be painted? How are galvanized or black fasteners prepared for painting in the field and what coatings should be applied? What restrictions are associated with the use of coatings in slip-critical joints? This webinar will address these and other issues associated with the painting of bolted connections. Participants will be eligible to receive credit from SSPC.


Ken Trimber, President

Kenneth A. Trimber is the President of KTA-Tator, Inc. Mr. Trimber has over 40 years of experience in the industrial painting field. He holds a BS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is a NACE Certified Coatings Inspector and an SSPC Protective Coatings Specialist. He is a Past President of SSPC, is a member of the Standards Review Committee, and is Chairman of the SSPC Commercial Coatings Committee, SSPC Surface Preparation Committee, and the SSPC Containment Task Group. He is a Past Chairman of ASTM D1 on Paints and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications, and authored The Industrial Lead Paint Removal Handbook.

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