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    ASTM D7108 - 12(2018)

    Standard Guide for Establishing Qualifications for a Nuclear Coatings Specialist

    Active Standard ASTM D7108 | Developed by Subcommittee: D33.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.02

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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This guide applies to personnel technically responsible for the safety-related coatings program.

    4.2 It is the responsibility of each nuclear facility or organization participating in a safety-related coatings program to ensure that only those personnel within their respective organizations who meet the requirements of this guide are designated as Nuclear Coatings Specialists.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide delineates recommendations for development of procedures and criteria for designation of an individual as a Nuclear Coatings Specialist involved in coating work in nuclear facilities. The Nuclear Coatings Specialist is responsible for the technical aspects of the safety-related coatings program in a nuclear facility or organization, which includes establishing processes and quality control requirements.

    1.2 This guide details the guidance provided in Guide D5144, and EPRI Report 1019157.

    1.3 It is the intent of this guide to provide several alternatives for designation of personnel as Nuclear Coatings Specialists.

    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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)


    10CFR50.59 Changes, Tests and Experiments

    Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

    EPRI Report 1019157 Guidance on Nuclear Safety-Related Coatings, Revision 2 (formerly TR-109937 and 1003102), December 2009

    ANSI/ASME Codes and Standards

    ANSI/ASME N45.2.6 Qualifications of Inspection, Examination and Testing Personnel for Nuclear Power Plants

    ASTM Standards

    D4537 Guide for Establishing Procedures to Qualify and Certify Personnel Performing Coating and Lining Work Inspection in Nuclear Facilities

    D4538 Terminology Relating to Protective Coating and Lining Work for Power Generation Facilities

    D5144 Guide for Use of Protective Coating Standards in Nuclear Power Plants

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 27.120.20 (Nuclear power plants. Safety)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 92112101(Nuclear safeguards)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D7108-12R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D7108-12(2018), Standard Guide for Establishing Qualifications for a Nuclear Coatings Specialist, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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