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Technical Committee Project Status

Updated January 14, 2019

Contact Aimée Beggs (beggs@sspc.org) 412-288-6042 to obtain copies of drafts in ballot or to join a committee.



C.1.1 Zinc Rich CoatingsKristin Leonard, Bechtel CorporationReview/Revise PS 12.00, Guide to Zinc-Rich CoatingsPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.1 Zinc Rich CoatingsKristin Leonard, Bechtel CorporationReview/revise PS 12.01 Revision, One-Coat Zinc Rich Coating SystemPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.1 Zinc Rich CoatingsKristin Leonard, Bechtel CorporationReview/revise Paint 20 Revision, Zinc-Rich Coatings, Type I – Inorganic, and Type II – OrganicDraft #2 ballot has closed, comment response in preparation
C.1.1 Zinc Rich CoatingsKristin Leonard, Bechtel CorporationReview/revise Paint 30, Weld-Through Inorganic Zinc PrimersPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.1 Zinc Rich CoatingsKristin Leonard, Bechtel CorporationReview/revise Paint 29, Zinc Dust Sacrificial Primer, Performance-BasedPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.3.D Polyurethane CoatingsMichael J. MascialeReview/revise Paint 40, Moisture-Cure Polyurethane Zinc-Rich PrimerDraft revision in preparation
C.1.5.F, Prevention of Corrosion Under InsulationArt MacKinnon, PPG IndustriesDevelop standard for inspection and repair of coatings under insulationPreliminary draft available for review and comment
C.1.7 Powder CoatingsKeivan Hassan, AltaVista SolutionsDevelop Powder Coating Selection GuideStandards Review Committee conducting final review
C.1.8 Fluoropolymer CoatingsBob Parker, AGC ChemicalsDevelop performance-based standard for fluoropolymer coating materialPreliminary draft in preparation, exposure testing of coatings begins January 2019
C.1.13, Wastewater CoatingsBob Murphy, Sherwin-WilliamsRevise SSPC-Paint 44 into Guide documentDraft #1 ballot closed May 13, 2018, negative resolution in progress
C.1.15, Revision of Guide 14Bernardo Duran, AZZ GalvanizingReview/revise Guide 14, Protection of Damaged Galvanizing or Inorganic Zinc Coatings with Organic Zinc-Rich CoatingsDraft #1 ballot has closed, comment resolution in progress

Surface Preparation
C.2.3 Power Tool CleaningJeff Theo, Vulcan CoatingsReview and update SSPC-SP 11 and SSPC-SP 15Board of Governors has approved for publication, expected before January 1, 2018
C.2.4 Dry Abrasive Blast Cleaning Standards ReviewKen Trimber, KTA-TatorPeriodic review/revision SSPC/NACE dry abrasive blast cleaning standardsJoint SSPC/NACE task group preparing draft revisions for ballot
C.2.8, Revision of SSPC-SP 16Pete Ault, Elzly TechnologiesReview and update SSPC-SP 16Draft revision in preparation
C.2.11,Compliance with Surface Profile RequirementsDavid Beamish, DeFelsko CorporationDraft #1 revision ballot completed April 2018Comment resolution in progress
C.2.12 Location and Number of Soluble Salt Test Measurements on Steel SurfacesPatrick Nau, Bechtel Corp.Develop Procedure for Determining Compliance with Permissible Soluble Salt LevelsBoard of Governors conducting final review
C.2.14, DehumidificationRuss Brown, Polygon GroupDevelop Guide for Specifying and Implementing Dehumidification on Protective Coatings ProjectsStandards Review Committee conducting final review
C.2.20, Thorough Blast Cleaning of Non-Ferrous MetalsPete Ault, Elzly TechnologyDraft #1 ballot closed January 6, 2019Comment resolution in progress
C.2.21, Partial Blast Cleaning of Steel for Maintenance WorkPete Ault, Elzly TechnologyPreliminary draft in preparationTask Group preparing preliminary draft

Application, Inspection, QC
C.3.5, Revision of SSPC-QP 5Brooke Divan, USA CERLReview/revise SSPC QP-5, Qualification of Inspection CompaniesPreliminary draft of revisions in preparation
C.3.16, Review of SSPC-PA Guide 11William Corbett, KTA-TatorReview/revise SSPC-PA Guide 11, Protection of Edges, Crevices and Irregular SurfacesPreliminary draft of revisions in preparation
C.3.17, Revision SSPC-QP 6William Medford, InSpecReview/revise QP 6, Qualification of Thermal Spray ContractorsPreliminary draft of revisions in preparation

Methods for Improved Performance

Environmental, Health and Safety
C.5.1, TU 8 (Revision)Ahren Olson, CovestroReview/revise SSPC-TU 8, The Use of Isocyanate-Containing Paints as Industrial Maintenance CoatingsPreparing for Board of Governors review
C.5.3.D QP 2 RevisionGreg 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) Chair preparing Draft #2 for ballot Comment resolution from Draft #2 ballot in progress
C.5.5 Platform DesignScott Silberman, SMS AssociatesDevelop guide to platform designDraft #1 ballot completed, comment resolution in progress
C.5.6, Guide 17 and PA Guide 10 RevisionChris Peightal, KTA-Tator, Inc.Review and updateDraft #1 ballot of Guide 17 completed, revised draft in preparation

Protection of Cementitious Substrates
C.7.3,Surface Preparation of ConcreteSam Scaturro Alpine Painting and SandblastingDevelop standard for surface preparation of Concrete by Abrasive blast cleaning - Bare SubstrateDraft #1 of three levels of cleaning balloted November 21, closed January 5, 2018, comment resolution in progress
C.7.8, Revision of SSPC-TR 5, NACE 02203/ICRI Guideline 710.DTom Murphy, VP Marketing, LLCRevise technical report on Design, Installation and Maintenance of Polymer Flooring Systems for ConcreteDraft #2 ballot comment resolution in progress
C.7.9 Selection of Coating Systems for ConcreteTom Murphy, VP Marketing, LLCDevelop guide for selecting coating systems for concrete floorsDraft #1 ballot issued December 2018, comment resolution in progress

Commercial Coatings
C.8.1 Commercial Cleaning & PaintingKevin Brown, KTA-TatorDevelop Guide for Assessment of PinholesSRC has approved for Board of Governors review in progress
C.8.2 Commercial Coating MaterialsSteven Reinstadtler, Covestro LLCDevelop a performance standard for thin-film coating materials for concrete substrates in commercial service environmentsTask Group preparing preliminary draft
C.8.3, Commercial Floor CoatingsFred Goodwin, BASFDevelop Guide for Evaluating Moisture in Concrete FloorsDraft #2 ballot issued 12/12/17, due 1/14/18
C.8.4 Commercial Air BarrierKevin 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 QualificationJeff Theo, Vulcan PaintersDevelop Standard Procedure for Qualification of Commercial Coating Application SpecialistsDraft in preparation

Joint Standards Development Projects
Tri-Society Committee on Thermal Spray Coatings (AWS/NACE/SSPC)Heather Gilmer, HRV Conformance VerificationRevision of AWS C2.23M/ NACE No. 12 Specification for the Application of Thermal Spray Coatings (Metallizing) of Aluminum, Zinc, and Their Alloys and Composites for the Corrosion Protection of SteelDraft in preparation as candidate American National Standard
TG.006, Dry Blast Cleaning StandardsKenneth Trimber, KTA-Tator, Inc.Revision of Dry Abrasive Blast Cleaning StandardsRevised draft in preparation.
TG 323, Revision of SSPC-TR 2/ NACE 6G98 Lydia Frenzel, The Advisory CouncilReview/revise SSPC-TR 2/NACE 6G98 Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning (Report)Revised draft in preparation.
C.3.13/TG 009 PA 6 RevisionTBDReview/revise PA 6/NACE No. 10, Application of FRP Coatings to Exteriors of Steel Storage TanksDraft #1 ballot complete, negatives being addressed.



For more information about current projects: Please contact Aimée Beggs at beggs@sspc.org.