15 September 2008

Protective Coating Inspection Kit

In order to assure that the entire coating project from ambient conditions and surface preparation through final coating dry film thickness and curing are correct and in accordance with the specification and good painting practice, quality control personnel has to equipped with inspection kit as follow. The list may vary regarding of different specification as required.

Ambient Conditions/Paint Temperature

  • Electronic hygrometer TESTO 615
  • Sling Psychrometer plus Dewpoint Calculator
  • Magnetic Surface Temperature Thermometer
  • Wind Meter
  • Taylor Paint Thermometer

Conductivity Analysis of Abrasive and Surface Contamination
  • BRESLE kit with Conductivity meter and 400 ml, 100 ml beakers, 250 ml measuring cylinder, plastic gloves, funnel and filters
Blast Cleaning Pressure/Surface Profile
  • Hypodermic Needle Pressure Gage
  • Blast Nozzle Orifice Gage
  • Surface Profile Gage (Elcometer 123)
  • Pinhole/Holiday Detection
  • Surface Profile Comparator (Sand & Grit discs + 5x illuminated Magnifier)
  • Spring micrometer (Elcometer 124) with Testex press-o-film replica tape
  • NACE Standard RP0287-95 Field Measurement of Surface Profile of Abrasive Blast Cleaned Steel Surfaces using a Replica Tape
  • Plastic Calibration Shims
Surface Cleanliness
  • NACE RPO178-95 Standard (Surface Finish Requirements for Tanks to be Lined for Immersion Service)
  • NACE VISUAL AID (Surface Finishing of Welds Prior to Coating)
  • SSPC VIS 1-89 Standard (Abrasive Blasting)
  • SSPC VIS 3-93 Standard (Hand-Tool & Power-Tool)
  • SSPC VIS 4-98/NACE N° 7 Standard (Waterjetting)
  • SSPC Surface Preparation Standards
  • SSPC-VIS 5/NACE VIS 9 standard (Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning)
  • ISO 8501 Standard, part 1 (88) + supplement (94) and part 2 (94) (Abrasive Blasting and Hand-Tool & Power-Tools Cleaning)
Coating Application
  • SSPC Coating Application Standards
  • Stainless Steel Rule for Measuring the proper ratio of Paint Components
Wet Film Thickness
  • Stainless Steel Wet Film Thickness Gage
Dry Film Thickness
  • Elcometer 345F, Digital Dry Film Thickness Gage or
  • Positector 600 with IR Printer

Adhesion Testing
  • Master Template for cross-hatch adhesion test
  • Positest â Pull-Off Adhesion Tester (DeFelsko) www.defelsko.com
Pinhole/Holiday Detection
  • Tinker & Razor M-1, Low Voltage Wet Sponge, Holiday Detector www.tinker-rasor.com
  • NACE Standard RP0188-99 Discontinuity ( Holiday ) Testing of New Protective Coatings on Conductive Substrates
Investigation
  • Paint Inspection gage (Elcometer 141) to destructively measure thickness of each coat in a multi-coat system
  • ASTM Protective Coating Inspection Standards
  • SSPC VIS 2 (Standard Method for Evaluating Degrees of Rusting)
  • ISO Standard 4628 parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. (Standard Method for Evaluating all Paint related Failures)
  • Inspection Mirror
  • Mini-Mag Lite
  • 30x Microscope
  • Camera
Various
  • Decameter
  • Fall arrest harness
  • Common PPE

2 Comentários:

John Stephens said...

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