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SSPC Guide Addresses Salts on New Steel

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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Detecting soluble salts on new and shop-coated steel is the topic of a new technology guide from SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.

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SSPC-Guide 24 describes soluble salt testing procedures for new and shop-coated steel.

SSPC-Guide 24, Soluble Salt Testing Frequency and Locations on New Steel Surfaces, is now available via the SSPC Marketplace and the SSPC app. The publication offers guidance on where and how frequently to test for salts on steel that is either previously uncoated or was shop-coated and requires further coating in the field.

The new guide is meant to help owners, specifiers, inspectors and contractors determine logical locations for testing such steel surfaces. SSPC notes that new steel can become contaminated in shipping and storage, and during erection or installation, leading to a need for testing and in some cases remediation prior to coating in the field.

The new guide was developed by committee C.2.12, Salt Contamination Measurements, under chair Patrick R. Nau, of Bechtel Corporation.

   

Tagged categories: Certifications and standards; Quality control; Soluble salts; SSPC; Surface preparation; Testing + Evaluation

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