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    ASTM F1130 - 99(2020)

    Standard Practice for Inspecting the Coating System of a Ship

    Active Standard ASTM F1130 | Developed by Subcommittee: F25.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.07


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 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. Scope

    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, 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.

    ASTM Standards

    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 Coating Thickness with Magnetic Gages


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 23153800(Coating systems)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F1130-99R20

    Citation Format

    ASTM F1130-99(2020), Standard Practice for Inspecting the Coating System of a Ship, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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