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SP3 Power Tool Cleaning

A mechanical method of surface preparation involving wire brushing,
scraping, chipping and sanding.

SP6  Commercial Blast

A method in which oil, grease, dirt, rust scale, loose mill scale, loose
rust, and loose paint or coatings are removed completely.  Tight mill scale
and tightly-adhered rust, paint and coatings are permitted to remain.



-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bill(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2001 8:08 AM
Subject: QUERY: SSPC Definitions

If someone wouldn't mind, could you please give me a summary of the
definitions Structural Steel Painting Council (SSPC) SP6 (Commercial Blast
Cleaning), and SSPC SP3 (Power Tool Cleaning)?


William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.
Polhemus Engineering Company
Katy, Texas
Phone 281-492-2251
Fax 281-492-8203