Basics of Steel Surface Preparation eCourse

BSSP eCourse

Basics of Steel Surface Preparation eCourse

This 90 minute course presents at a high-level the surface preparation process for steel with an overview of hand and power-tool cleaning, dry abrasive blasting and waterjetting as well as the associated standards referenced when these methods are used to prepare steel for the application of protective coatings.

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Who should attend

CIP participants seeking to expand their knowledge of bridge coating inspection. Other candidates for this course may include:

  • Anyone new to the coatings or inspection industries
  • Program/project managers and engineers
  • Quality assurance/control managers
  • Contractors and specification writers
  • Maintenance personnel or blasters

Learning objectives

  • Explain the purpose, importance, and steps of the surface preparation process.
  • Summarize how contaminants, environmental conditions, surface defects and abrasive media affect surface preparation.
  • Identify the initial condition of the steel and level of cleanliness using written standards and visual guides.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages along with the tools, and equipment associated with hand and power tool cleaning, dry abrasive blasting and waterjetting.
Member - $195.00 USD
Non-Member - $249.00 USD
90 minutes
English

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Prerequisites

Required

There are no required prerequisites for this course.

End of course exam

None

Course Completion

Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks.

Completion certification

Students will earn a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the eCourse.