BASICS OF STEEL SURFACE PREPARATION ECOURSE (BSSP)

This course is perfect for anyone unfamiliar with steel surface preparation that wants to learn more about the techniques and terminology. Build your fundamental knowledge during this course by studying surface preparation for steel, abrasive blast cleaning, hand-and-power-tool cleaning, waterjetting, and the associated standards referenced when these methods are used.

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Level: Basic
Duration: 16 Week Seminar (estimated completion time: 8 hours)
Class Times: N/A
Cost: Member  $195 | Non-member $295 | Flex Points  3
Credits: N/A
Certification Term: N/A
Prerequisites: No

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course defines surface preparation for steel through a brief review of the steps involved. It then provides an overview of abrasive blast cleaning, hand-and-power-tool cleaning, and waterjetting and the associated standards referenced when these methods are used to prepare steel for the application of protective coatings.

EXAM CONTENT

  • Surface preparation: A three-step process
  • Evaluating job site conditions
  • Evaluating the initial condition of the steel surface
  • Using SSPC VIS 1
  • Recognizing and repairing surface imperfections
  • Recognizing and removing surface contaminants
  • Abrasives and abrasive standards
  • SSPC dry abrasive blast cleaning standards
  • SSPC hand and power tool standards
  • SSPC’s waterjetting standard
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