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Elcometer's range of Surface Standards, covers most of those required for surface cleanliness. They include: The Swedish standard, the British standard and the SSPC standards vis 1 and vis 3.
The original visual surface standard. It shows the degree of cleanliness of different levels of rusted steel cleaned by blasting, hand and power tools and flame, specified by ASTM D2200 Method A
Similar to the Swedish and British standards, but the pictures of the required final appearances match the written descriptions in the USA standards. VISI 1-89 includes photographs of surfaces cleaned using metallic and non-metallic abrasives. Specified by ASTM D2200 Method B
Contains 44 photographs to supplement the written SSPC specifications for hand and power tool cleaning
Standard method of evaluating the degree of rusting on painted steel surfaces
Guide and reference photographs for steel surfaces prepared by waterjetting
Guide and reference photographs for steel surfaces prepared by wet abrasive
The new BS EN ISO 8501-4:2020 is now available. Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products. Visual assessment of surface cleanliness. Initial surface conditions, preparation grades and flash rust grades in connection with high-pressure water jetting
The Elcometer Fitz's Atlas 2 of Coating Defects (EFA) takes the reader through a comprehensive range of problems and discusses each in detail.
The EFA provides the User with a greater understanding of the defect, the probable cause and possible solutions. With in excess of 180 color photographs, the user can quickly gain an insight into the coatings industry and the possible pitfalls.