Significance and Use
This practice establishes the procedure for the inspection of coating systems on board ships. It contains a series of diagrams to be used to report the extent of damage to coatings.
1.1 This practice covers a standard procedure for inspecting the coating system of a ship's topside and superstructure, tanks and voids, decks and deck machinery, and underwater hull and boottop during drydocking. Included are a standard inspection form to be used for reporting the inspection data, a diagram that divides topside and superstructure individual inspection areas, and a series of diagrams that are used to report the extent of damage to the coating system.
1.2 This practice is intended for use only by an experienced marine coating inspector.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D660 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Checking of Exterior Paints
D714 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Blistering of Paints
D772 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Flaking (Scaling) of Exterior Paints
Steel Structures Painting Council
SSPC-PA-2 Measurement of Dry Paint Thickness With Magnetic Gages Available from Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), 40 24th St., 6th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4656, http://www.sspc.org.
coating system; inspection; ships; Blistering; Coating application; Corrosion--marine (shipbuilding) materials; Cracking--coatings; Delamination; Inspection--marine vessels; Marine coatings systems/applications; Mechanical damage; Pin-point corrosion; Rust; Shipbuilding materials (general); Structural shipbuilding materials/applications; Superstructures--ships; Topside (ships) ;
ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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