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Protective Coatings Compilation covers application, inspection.

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September 29, 2010 - Available in print and E-book versions, ASTM Standards for Protective Coating Application and Inspection features research on protective coating application and inspection for nuclear power industry - specifically power plant, field, and shop applications. Compilation includes 67 ASTM standards total, covering topics such as physical properties of applied paint films, physical properties of liquid paints and paint materials, and industrial protective coatings.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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New ASTM International Compilation Covers Protective Coating Application and Inspection

Press release date: September 24, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - ASTM International has announced the publication of a new compilation titled, ASTM Standards for Protective Coating Application and Inspection. The compilation features the latest research on protective coating application and inspection for the nuclear power industry, specifically power plant, field and shop applications. ASTM Standards for Protective Coating Application and Inspection includes many of the standards referenced in ASTM D3276, Standard Guide for Painting Inspectors (Metal Substrates), and ASTM D6237, Standard Guide for Painting Inspectors (Concrete and Masonry Substrates). A total of 67 ASTM standards are featured in the compilation. Some of the topics covered include: physical properties of applied paint films, physical properties of liquid paints and paint materials, industrial protective coatings, chemical resistance of coatings in nuclear facilities, quality assurance and statistics, quality systems and inspection, evaluation of weathering effects, biodeterioration, service and material parameters, and application and surface preparation. ASTM Standards for Protective Coating Application and Inspection is available in both print (475 pages; soft cover 8.5 x 11"; stock #: COATING10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-6809-1) and as an E-book (stock # COATCD10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-6811-4) for $175. To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612; mfirman@astm.org

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