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Technical Committee Project Status

Updated January 2, 2017

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
Review/revise PS 12.01 Revision, One-Coat Zinc Rich Coating SystemPreliminary draft in preparation
Review/revise Paint 20 Revision, Zinc-Rich Coatings, Type I – Inorganic, and Type II – OrganicPreliminary draft in preparation
Review/revise Paint 30, Weld-Through Inorganic Zinc PrimersPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.13, Coatings for Wastewater FacilitiesBob Murphy, Sherwin-WilliamsRevise SSPC-Paint 44, Liquid-Applied Polymeric Coatings and Linings for Concrete Structures in Municipal Wastewater Facilities Preliminary revised draft in preparation
C.1.15, Revision Guide 14Bernardo Duran, AZZ GalvanizingReview/revise Guide 14, Guide for the Repair of Imperfections in Galvanized, Organic, or Inorganic Zinc-Coated Steel Using Organic Zinc-Rich CoatingsPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.3.C, Epoxy Polyamide CoatingsBobbi Jo Merten, US Bureau of ReclamationRevise SSPC Paint 42, Epoxy Polyamine/Polyamidoamine Primer, Performance-basedDraft #1 ballot completed,negative resolution in progress
C.1.3.D Polyurethane CoatingsMichael J. MascialeReview/revise Paint 41, Micaceous Iron Oxide Reinforced Polyurethane Primer, Performance-BasedPreparing for Standards Review Committee review
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 CoatingsAndy Rogerson, AltaVista SolutionsDevelop Powder Coating Selection GuideDraft #1 ballot opens October 3, due Nov. 7
C.1.8 Fluoropolymer CoatingsBob Parker, AGC ChemicalsDevelop performance-based standard for fluoropolymer coating materialPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.13, Wastewater CoatingsBob Murphy, Sherwin-WilliamsRevise SSPC-Paint 44Draft revision in preparation
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 revision in preparation

Surface Preparation
C.2.3 Power Tool CleaningJeff Theo, Vulcan CoatingsReview and update SSPC-SP 2 and SSPC-SP 3Draft #2 Ballot due November 14.
C.2.8, Cleaning of Non-Ferrous MetalsJohn Bullard, Port Authority of New York/New JerseyReview and update SSPC-SP 16Chair working on negative resolution from Draft #1 ballot
C.2.11,Compliance with Surface Profile RequirementsHeather Stiner, SSPCRevise/Update SSPC-PA 17Draft revision in preparation
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 LevelsDraft #2 ballot due 1/28/2017
C.2.14, DehumidificationRuss Brown, Polygon GroupDevelop Guide for Specifying and Implementing Dehumidification on Protective Coatings ProjectsPreliminary draft available for review and comment due Nov 17, 2016.
C.2.16 AbrasivesBill Hansel, CL CoatingsReview and update SSPC-AB 3, Ferrous Metallic AbrasivesDraft #2 ballot closed Nov. 20, 2016, revised draft in preparation

Application, Inspection, QC
C.3.11, Estimating Areas for Protective Coatings ProjectsBob Cusumano, Coatings ConsultantsDevelop standard for estimating areas for industrial coatings projectsPreliminary draft in preparation
C.3.17, Revision SSPC-QP 6William Medford, InSpecReview/revise QP 6, Qualification of Thermal Spray ContractorsPreliminary revised draft in preparation
C.3.19, Review AASHTO/NSBA Guide for Application of Thermal Spray CoatingJeff Carlson, AASHTOReview AASHTO/NSBA Guide for Application of Thermal Spray CoatingDraft #1 ballot closed December 30, 2016
C.3.5, QP 1 RevisionBrad Wilder, Intech ContractingReview/update SSPC-QP 1 Draft #1 ballot closed December 30, 2016

Methods for Improved Performance
C.4.1 Maintenance PaintingBobby Meade, GPIRevision SSPC-PA 5, Guide to Maintenance Coating of Steel Structures in Atmospheric Service Draft #2 ballot closed December 11, 2016
C.4.2 Performance EvaluationTBDReview/revise Guide 9, Atmospheric Testing of Coatings in the Fieldcommittee forming

Environmental, Health and Safety
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) Draft #1 ballot closed December 29, 2016
C.5.5 Platform DesignScott Silberman SMS AssociatesDevelop guide to platform designPreliminary 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 SubstratePreliminary draft in preparation
C.7.5, Texture of Concrete CoatingsTom Murphy, VP LLCDevelop standard for classification of concrete coating texturesDraft #1 ballot due January 8, 2017
C.7.6, Revision of SSPC-PA 7Richard Pepin, US Bureau of ReclamationRevision of standard for applying thin film coatings on concreteStandards Review Committee conducting final review, due January 22, 2017
C.7.8, Revision of SSPC-TR 5, NACE 02203/ICRI Guideline 710.DTom Murphy, VP LLCRevise technical report on Design, Installation and Maintenance of Polymer Flooring Systems for Concrete preliminary draft in preparation

Commercial Coatings
C.8.1 Commercial Cleaning & PaintingKevin Brown, KTA-TatorDevelop Guide for Assessment of PinholesDraft #3 ballot closed December 30, 2016
Develop Guide for Detection of Moisture in Walls and CeilingsPreparing for final review by Standards Review Committee
C.8.2, Commercial Coating MaterialsSteven Reinstadtler, CovestroNew projects to be discussed at SSPC 2017
C.8.3, Commercial Floor CoatingsFred Goodwin, BASFDevelop Guide for Evaluating Moisture in Concrete FloorsDraft #1 ballot completed, negative resolution in progress
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
C.7.7/NACE TG 417Bill Jenkins, International/Akzo NobelReview/reviseSP 13/NACE No. 6, Surface Preparation of ConcreteDraft #1 ballot completed, chair preparing responses to comments
C.3.13/TG 009 PA 6 RevisionSurojit Mukherjee, International/Akzo NobelReview/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.