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Bill,

You can also check out the following web page for definitions of various
surface preparation standards:

http://www.corrosion.com/prep.html

It contains similar definitions to those provided by Pat Symons below.

HTH

Scott


On Thu, 5 Apr 2001, Pat Symons wrote:

> 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.
> 
> HTH
> 
> Pat
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc]
> Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2001 8:08 AM
> To: SEAINT
> 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)?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.
> Polhemus Engineering Company
> Katy, Texas
> Phone 281-492-2251
> Fax 281-492-8203
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