Accession Number:

ADA030397

Title:

Maintenance Painting of Steel Structures

Descriptive Note:

Technical manuscript

Corporate Author:

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

This paper is intended to assist those responsible for mitigating corrosion on existing structures. The following factors involved in maintenance painting are discussed 1 degree of destruction of existing coatings that can be allowed before repainting is required 2 determination of the most economical surface preparation 3 selection of the paint system which gives the most economical performance 4 preparation of specifications covering the work to be done and 5 inspection of the cleaning and painting operation.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Properties of Metals and Alloys

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE