Maintenance Painting of Steel Structures
CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL
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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.
- Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
- Properties of Metals and Alloys