A Primary Mission of the Council is to promote effective means of surface preparation in the maintenance industry using water and water/abrasive blasting techniques.
Checkpoints and final inspections shall be signed off by certified coating inspectors.
The implementing contractor shall maintain a certification program for blasters and painters working on the project.
The inspection shall be made jointly with the SUPERVISOR and the ship’s Commanding Officer’s representative, and shall take place prior to the commencement of any work by the contractor.
Heavily rusted or corroded area, damaged metal and holes in the structure or piping shall be documented and provided to ship’s force and Responsible Contracting Authority to determine if further structural evaluation or NDT is warranted and for possible repair before surface preparation.
5.3 DEGREASE / FRESH WATER WASH DOWN: Prior to surface preparation, remove all surface contaminants such as sea salts, grease and oil (hydrocarbons), loose rust; mud and marine growth with 3,000-PSI minimum fresh water wash down.
7.7 PAINT APPLICATION: The use of brush, rollers, single or plural component spray equipment is acceptable for application of the paint coat specified below.
17.1.5 In order to pass the checkpoint, any Appendices required by the certified coating inspector shall be up to date or completed and submitted to QA.
MAINTAIN SEPARATE LOG FOR EACH AREA / LOCATION, PREPARED OR PAINTED SURFACE, WHEN AN AREA IS DIVIDED INTO SEPARATE SECTIONS MAINTAIN A SEPARATE LOG FOR EACH SECTION, FOR NUMBER OF MEASUREMENTS TO BE TAKEN SEE NOTES BELOW.
The five spot measurements shall be made for each 10 m2 (100 ft2) of area as follows: a.Ac10068 (538)