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Corrosion will generally NOT occur on a steel substrate when
Inert gases may be placed in confined spaces to reduce or prevent corrosion.
New steel is not homogenous and contains
Carbon steel will generally corrode if it is electrically connected in the presence of a suitable electrolyte with
Which of the following is anodic with respect to carbon steel when in a seawater electrolyte?
Chemical salts dissolved in an electrolyte generally contribute to corrosion by
The rate of corrosion occurring at a hole, scratch, or other discontinuity of a coating film may be affected by
I. the presence of an electrolyte
II. adherent mill scale on the substrate
III. the anode is in contact with the atmosphere
The use of an incorrect thinner may cause a coating to
Coatings can control corrosion of steel by
I. preventing electrolytes from contacting the metal surface.
II. sacrificing themselves to protect the steel substrate.
III. supplying inhibitors to passivate the metal surface.
The vehicle of a coating consists of
I. solvent, binder, and liquid additives.
II. solvent only.
III. binder and pigment.
Inspection reports should address the
A typical daily report will include
I. description of equipment and manpower.
II. explanation of work stoppages.
III. ambient conditions.
IV. inspector’s opinion of the contractor.
The required sequence of work within a specification on a project is
Solvents are added to coating formulations to
Most organic coatings are
Inspection reports should include which of the following?
I. Environmental conditions
II. Details of surface cleaning and materials
III. Coatings application
Which items are the basic principles in documentation by the inspector?
I. Reports are written in ink
II. No blank spaces
III. Reports should be signed
IV. Reports must be printed
Inspector’s daily reports are used for which of the following?
I. By the contractor to estimate the amount of work done that day
II. To provide continuity between inspectors.
III. To aid in arbitration between the contractor and client
IV. To help in cases of a coating failure
A pre-job conference is helpful for reviewing
I. safety procedures.
II. cleaning operations.
III. application procedures.
The inspector’s method of marking defects
In case of conflict or a difference of opinion, the coating inspector needs to
All bidders on a coating job should
I. attend the pre-bid meeting.
II. be given a copy of the pre-job minutes.
III. attend the pre-job conference.
IV. be allowed a walk-through of the project.
Before attending a pre-job conference, the coating inspector should
I. read and understand the specification.
II. identify problems with the specification.
III. walk through the work site.
The coating contractor’s questions about enforcing the coating specification should best be brought up
The coating inspector should act as a recording secretary during the pre-job meeting.
A sling psychrometer directly measures
Steel surface temperature during coating application should be
Dew point is measured and calculated by using
The Dew point is the temperature at which
A decrease in temperature will generally cause the corrosion rate to
III. remain constant.
The presence of certain salt deposits such as ferrous sulfate or ferrous hydroxides may be determined by which of the following?
Workers exposed to hazardous levels of free silica dust such as released during the sandblast cleaning process may develop silicosis, which is a disease of the
ISO 8503-1 comparator are available for which of the following abrasives?
Which of the following statements concerning ultra-high pressure water jetting is true?
I. Production rates are cost-effective.
II. Seldom used for surface preparation.
III. Often used for surface preparation.
IV. Lower pressure will not remove the tight mill scale.
Coating operations should NOT take place unless the substrate surface temperature is At least
The cathode of a corrosion cell
Nozzle pressure for manual blast cleaning is generally accepted to be
Extra-coarse Testex replica tape is used when it is expected that the depth of the anchor pattern/surface profile to be measured will be 3 mils (75 microns).
When following a specification for surface preparation standards, the inspector should NOT?
If the coating inspector finds that the coating was applied thicker than specified, he/she should
33 feet is approximately how many meters?
The requirements of a project should be defined by the
The coating inspector should require white metal surface preparation if
A well-written coating specification should contain information regarding
I. surface preparation standards.
III. locations to be coated.
If the desired DFT of a coating is 100 microns (4 mils), what wet film thickness will be required if the coating contains 100% volume solids?
It is the coating inspector’s responsibility to
The coating inspector’s responsibility is to
It is the coating inspector’s responsibility to
The coating inspector’s responsibility is to
Inspection of mixing and thinning operations is important
An inspector’s primary duty is to
I. observe the actions of the contractor.
II. report actions of the contractor.
III. document actions of the contractor.
IV. enforce all safety rules.
Corrosion is slower in hot environments than in cool ones.
Accidental injection through the skin by airless spray
If the inspector observes coatings or solvents being applied to a surface, through an air hose, in an Air Spray system he/she should
I. look for other signs of poor practice.
II. notify the foreman.
III. record findings in a log book.
With conventional air spray equipment, the dry spray may be caused by
“Arcing” a spray gun may cause
I. uneven application.
II. a spark hazard.
III. excessive overspray.
Which of the following is an advantage of airless spray compared to conventional air spray?
Always ground the fluid hose used in an airless spray to
The use of respiratory equipment is not necessary when spray painting.
Many liquid coatings
The presence of oil or moisture in compressed air
Conventional air spray guns have adjustments for
According to NACE RP0188-99, the search electrode of a high-voltage holiday detector should be moved across the surface at approximately
According to SSPC-PA 2, always calibrate magnetic DFT (Type 1) gauges
The paint inspection gauge (“Tooke” gauge) is a destructive test instrument.
Generally, applicators do NOT need respirators when spray painting.
Fluid pressure in a conventional air spray fluid line is controlled by
Check for holidays using a
Nondestructive test instruments, properly used
High-voltage DC holiday detectors are used to test
All magnetic DFT instrument magnets or probes must be held at a right angle to the painted surface to produce valid measurements.
Which of the following are the principal advantages of abrasive-injected water blast over water washing?
I. Increased profile
II. Increased production
III. Reduced manpower
There is no spark hazard associated with holiday test equipment.
Always ground low-voltage DC holiday detectors to
Magnetic DFT instruments
Air temperature has no effect up on relative humidity.
77. Depth of anchor pattern/surface profile will not affect DFT readings.
Where will you find information such as ingredients, exposure limits, and flammability classifications of coatings?
Which items of information are generally found on product data sheets?
I. Solids by volume
II. VOC values
III. Chemical composition
Which items found on a product data-sheet provide application information?
I. Cure time
III. Tip size
IV. Recoat interval
When applying coatings, instructions regarding appropriate types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be found within the
The Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
I. are not required to be maintained at the job site.
II. lists the health hazards of the material.
III. lists the protective equipment required during
Which of the following is a type of coating defect that occurs when each brush stroke or spray gun pass is visible after the coating has cured?
Osmotic blistering is most likely to occur as a result of
Intercoat delamination may be reduced by
If a coating that cures by chemically-induced polymerization is applied without the converter having been added first the
The type of coating that cures by heat-induced polymerization is
Which of the following coating types are often supplied in two components?
Phenolic coatings are very flexible.
Curling or lifting can be caused by
I. solvent attacking an existing coating film.
II. application of an incompatible coating over an existing coating.
III. deterioration of a paint film due to old age.
Chalking is best described as
Failure to add the converter to the base before application of a coating that cures by chemically induced polymerization may result in
To extend the pot-life of an epoxy coating the applicator may
The percentage of metallic zinc dust by weight in the dried film of a zinc-rich coating is generally
Coatings that cure by oxidation are
Amine blush is an amber oily film, which occurs on
A pigment is
The most important property of a primer for steel is its ability to
“Kick-out” occurs when
An epoxy ester coating is a one-package coating that cures by
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