Standards & Committees

Committees Forming Now

Updated: November 5, 2018

The committees below are accepting voting members subject to the following restrictions:

  • Membership is limited to one voting representative per company. Additional representatives from the same company may join as nonvoting members.
  • No more than 50% of the committee members may represent a single stakeholder interest category (e.g, contractors, coating manufacturers, consultants, equipment manufacturers).
  • Voting members who fail to respond to three consecutive ballots from a committee lose their voting privileges on that committee.
  • If a request for voting membership cannot be honored, you wil be contacted by SSPC staff.

A committee membership application form is available here. See SSPC Committee Membership for more information on technical committee membership.

Contact Aimée Beggs (, 412-288-6042) if you are interested in joining one of these committees. Note that only one voting member per company is permitted on a committee, and no more than 50% of the voting members can represent supplier interests

  • C.1.1, Zinc Coatings: The committee will review and update Paint 30, Weld-Through Inorganic Zinc-Rich Primer and Paint 29, Zinc Dust Sacrificial Primer, Performance-based
  • C.1.14, Review of SSPC CS 23.00/AWS CS 2.23/NACE No. 12: standard for approval as an American National Standard.
  • C.1.3.D Polyurethane Coatings: The committee will review and update SSPC Paint 40, Moisture-Cure Polyurethane Zinc-Rich Primer
  • C.1.5.F, Prevention of Corrosion Under Insulation: The committee will develop a guide for Prevention, Inspection and Repair of Corrosion under Insulation
  • C.1.8, Fluoropolymer Coatings: The committee is developing a performance-based standard for fluoropolymer coatings.
  • C.2.3, Revision of SSPC-SP 11, Power Tool Cleaning to Bare Metal and SSPC-SP 15, Commercial Grade Power Tool Cleaning.
  • C.2.8, Revision of SSPC-SP 16: The committee will review and revise SSPC-SP 16, Brush-Off Blast Cleaning of Non-Ferrous Metals
  • C.2.15, Periodic Review/Revision of SSPC-Guide 15
  • C.2.20, Blast Cleaning of Non-Ferrous Metals: This committee will develop standards for cleanliness levels of non-ferrous metals, starting with thorough blast cleaning of aluminum substrates.
  • C.3.7, Revision of SSPC-QP 5: Standard Procedure for Evaluating the Qualifications of Coating and Lining Inspection Companies
  • C.3.17, Revision of SSPC-QP 6: Standard Procedure for Evaluating the Qualifications of Contractors Who Apply Thermal Spray (Metallizing) for Corrosion Protection of Steel and Concrete Structures
  • C.5.5, Containment Support Structures and Platform Design: The committee will develop a technology update for design of elevated platform systems accessing or supporting containment structures
  • C.7.8, Revision of SSPC-TR 5/ICRI 03741/NACE 02203, "Design, Installation and Maintenance of Protective Polymer Flooring Systems for Concrete"
  • Committee for Review/Revision of SSPC-PA 8/NACE No. 11, Thin-Film Organic Linings Applied in New Carbon Steel Process Vessels
  • International Standards Advisory Group:  This group will monitor international standards activities that may affect SSPC and provide member input where possible.


For more information about joining a Technical Committee: Please contact Aimée Beggs at