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Status of SSPC Technical Committee Projects

 Last update: June 19, 2015

Click this link to see a list of Active Technical Committee Ballots due dates and drafts available for review and comment.


(June 19, 2015)










C.1.1 Zinc Rich Coatings

Tony Lambrosa    Sherwin Williams

Review/Revise PS 12.00, Guide to Zinc-Rich Coatings

Preliminary draft in preparation

Review/revise PS 12.01 Revision, One-Coat Zinc Rich Coating System

Preliminary draft in preparation

Review/revise Paint 20 Revision, Zinc-Rich Coatings, Type I – Inorganic, and Type II – Organic

Preliminary draft in preparation

Review/revise Paint 30, Weld-Through Inorganic Zinc Primers

Preliminary draft in preparation

C.1.15, Revision Guide 14

Bernardo Duran,
 AZZ Galvanizing

Review/revise Guide 14, Guide for the Repair of Imperfections in Galvanized, Organic, or Inorganic Zinc-Coated Steel Using Organic Zinc-Rich Coatings

Preliminary draft in preparation

C.1.3.C, Paint 42 Revision


Review/revise  Paint 42, Epoxy-Polyamide/Polyamidoamine Primer, Performance-Based

Standards Review Committee conducting final review, due 6/28/15

C.1.3.D Polyurethane Coatings

Michael J. Masciale

Review/revise Paint 41, Micaceous Iron Oxide Reinforced Polyurethane Primer, Performance-Based

Draft #1 ballot planned early July 2015

C.1.4.C.Water-borne Acrylic

Leo Procopio, Dow Chemicals

Review/revise Paint 24 (Latex Topcoat)

Draft #4 for ballot planned June 2015

C.1.7 Powder Coatings

Andy Rogerson, AltaVista Solutions

Develop Powder Coating Selection Guide

Preliminary draft in preparation





C.2.12 Location and Number of Soluble Salt Test Measure-ments on Steel Surfaces

Patrick Nau, Bechtel Corp.

Develop Procedure for Determining Compliance with Permissible Soluble Salt Levels

Draft #1 ballot completed, negative resolution in progress

C.2.14, Dehumidifica-tion

Micah McCluer. Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Develop Guide for Specifying and Implementing Dehumidification on Protective Coatings Projects

Preliminary draft in preparation

C.2.18  Preconstruc-tion Primers

Pete Ault,
 Elzly Technologies

Develop Guide to Secondary Surface Preparation of Preconstruction Primed Surfaces

Draft #1 ballot issued 5/28/15, due 6/28/15

C.2.19, Revision AB 4

Ted Valoria, Sponge-Jet

Review/revise SSPC-AB 4, Recyclable Encapsulated Abrasive

Standards Review Committee conducting final review





C.3.1 Revision SSPC-PA 1

Kieran Snow,
Snow Coatings and Equipment

Review/revise PA 1, Shop, Field and Maintenance Coating of Steel

Draft #2 ballot planned June 2015

C.3.12, Revision SSPC-PA 9


Review/revise PA 9, Measurement of Dry Organic Coating Thickness Using Ultrasonic Gages

Ballot to Board of Governors for publication approval


C.4.1 Maintenance Painting

Bobby Meade

Revision SSPC-PA 5, Guide to Maintenance Coating of Steel Structures in Atmospheric Service

 Preliminary draft issued for review and comment, due 7/5/15


C.5.1 Revision of Guide 12

Michael Kralik, Western Technologies

Review/revise Guide 12, Illumination of Industrial Painting Projects

 Preparing Draft #1 for ballot

C.5.3.B Guide 7 Revision

Lloyd Smith.
Lloyd Smith LLC

Review/revise Guide 7 Guide to Disposal of Hazardous Surface Preparation Debris

 Board of Governors conducting final review, due 7/5/15

C.5.3.D QP 2 Revision

Greg Roby, Maryland State Highway Admin.

Review/revise QP 2, Standard Procedure for the Qualification of Painting Contractors
(Field Removal of Hazardous Coatings from Industrial and Marine Steel Structures)

 Preliminary draft in preparation

C.5.5 Platform Design

Scott Silberman  SMS Associates

Develop guide to platform design

Preliminary draft in preparation


C.7.3,Surface Preparation of Concrete

Sam Scaturro Alpine Painting and Sandblasting

Develop standard for surface preparation of Concrete by Abrasive blast cleaning - Bare Substrate

Preliminary draft in preparation


C.8.1 Commercial Cleaning & Painting

Kevin Brown,

Develop Guide for Assessment of Pinholes

Preliminary draft in preparation

Develop Guide for Detection of Moisture in Walls and Ceilings

Draft #1 ballot in progress

C.8.2 Commercial Coating Materials

Steven Reinstadtler, Bayer MaterialScience

Develop Elastomeric Coating Material Standard

Standards Review Committee conducting final review

C.8.4 Commercial Air Barrier

Kevin Knight, Retro-Spec 

Develop Guide for Fluid Applied Air Barrier Coatings for Concrete Masonry Units

 Draft #1 ballot completed, negative resolution in progress

C.8.5 Commercial Contractor Qualification

Jeff Theo, Vulcan Painters

Develop Standard Procedure for qualification of Commercial Contractors

Preliminary draft in preparation


C.1.14 Thermal Spray/TG 146/AWS C.2.2

Bill Medford

Revisions to CS 23.00, Specification for the Application of Thermal Spray Coatings (Metallizing) of Aluminum,

Zinc, and Their Alloys and Composites for the Corrosion Protection of Steel

Draft #3 ballot issued 6/5/15, due 7/5/15

C.3.15/NACE TG 320 Applicator Certification Standard,

Gil Rogers, Rogers & Associates

Review/revise SSPC-ACS 1/NACE No. 13. Industrial Coating and Lining Application Specialist Qualification and Certification

Draft #1 ballot completed, negative resolution in progress

C.2/NACE TG 350, Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning

Lydia Frenzel,
The Advisory Council

Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning Standards

 Standards Review Committee conducting final review, due 7/5/15

C.7.7/NACE TG 417

Bill Jenkins, International/
Akzo Nobel

Review/revise SP 13/NACE No. 6, Surface Preparation of Concrete

 Preliminary draft in preparation

Corrosion Prevention Control and Planning/NACE TG 517

Paul Chang, Leidos

Develop standard for corrosion prevention and control planning.

Preliminary draft in preparation

Canvass for reviewers ends 7/5/15

C.3.13/TG 009 PA 6 Revision

Surojit Mukherjee, International/
Akzo Nobel

Review/revise PA 6/NACE No. 10, Application of FRP Coatings to Exteriors of Steel Storage Tanks

Draft #1 ballot complete, negatives being addressed.