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Technical Committee Project Status

Updated December 20, 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
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 – OrganicPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.1 Zinc Rich CoatingsKristin Leonard, Bechtel CorporationReview/revise Paint 30, Weld-Through Inorganic Zinc PrimersPreliminary draft in preparation
C.1.3.C, Epoxy Polyamide CoatingsBobbi Jo Merten, US Bureau of ReclamationRevise SSPC Paint 42, Epoxy Polyamine/Polyamidoamine Primer, Performance-basedBallot issued November 16, 2017 of Draft #3, due 1/5/17
C.1.3.D Polyurethane CoatingsMichael J. MascialeReview/revise Paint 40, Moisture-Cure Polyurethane Zinc-Rich PrimerPreliminary draft 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 GuideDraft #2 in preparation
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 3Board of Governors has approved for publication, expected before January 1, 2018
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 RequirementsDavid Beamish, DeFelsko CorporationRevise/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 LevelsBoard of Governors conducting final review
C.2.14, DehumidificationRuss Brown, Polygon GroupDevelop Guide for Specifying and Implementing Dehumidification on Protective Coatings ProjectsDraft #1 ballot closed. Negative resolution in progress.
C.2.16 Revision of SSPC-AB 3Bill Hansel, CL CoatingsReview and update SSPC-AB 3, Ferrous Metallic AbrasivesRevision published December 2017

Application, Inspection, QC
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 CoatingPublished December 2017
C.3.5, QP 1 RevisionBrad Wilder, Intech ContractingReview/update SSPC-QP 1Draft #2 in preparation, ballot expected in February 2018

Methods for Improved Performance
C.4.1 Maintenance PaintingTBDRevision SSPC-PA 5, Guide to Maintenance Coating of Steel Structures in Atmospheric ServiceBoard of Governors conducting final publication review due 12/29/17

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 CoatingsDraft #1 balloted to committee 12/18/17, due 1/18/18
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. Negative resolution in progress.
C.5.5 Platform DesignScott Silberman, SMS AssociatesDevelop guide to platform designPreliminary draft in preparation
C.5.6, Guide 17 and PA Guide 10 RevisionChris Peightal, KTA-Tator, Inc.Review and updateInformal review and comment completed, chair reviewing comments

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, closes January 5, 2018
C.7.5, Texture of Concrete CoatingsTom Murphy, VP LLCDevelop standard for classification of concrete coating texturesPreparation of sample tactile specimens in progress
C.7.6, Revision of SSPC-PA 7Richard Pepin, US Bureau of ReclamationRevision of standard for applying thin film coatings on concretePreparing for Board of Governors review
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 ConcreteDraft #2 in preparation for ballot

Commercial Coatings
C.8.1 Commercial Cleaning & PaintingKevin Brown, KTA-TatorDevelop Guide for Assessment of PinholesBoard of Governors conducting final review
C.8.1 Commercial Cleaning & PaintingKevin Brown, KTA-TatorDevelop Guide for Detection of Moisture in Walls and CeilingsPublished July 2017
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.7.7/NACE TG 417Bill Jenkins, International/Akzo NobelReview/revise SP 13/NACE No. 6, Surface Preparation of ConcreteDraft #2 ballot closed September 9, 2017, negative resolution in progress
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.