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Surface Preparation Guide

This guide is your go-to for understanding how to clean and prepare surfaces. It covers different methods like solvent cleaning, power tool cleaning, waterjet cleaning, and abrasive blast cleaning, and is useful for a variety of surfaces including steel and non-ferrous metals.


Here, you'll find detailed information on standards from SSPC (The Society for Protective Coatings) and NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers), like SSPC-SP 16, SSPC-SP2, and SSPC-SP3. These standards explain how to achieve various levels of cleanliness, from a quick clean-up to getting down to the bare surface. This guide is essential for dealing with rust, mill scale, oil, grease, and other contaminants, ensuring your surface is prepped for coating, painting, or any other treatment.

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SSPC / NACE Surface Preparation Guide


NACE and SSPC standards for surface preparation
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