SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is the only non-profit association whose sole mission is to promote and support the use of industrial coatings for corrosion protection through the development of standards, training, publications, certifications, advocacy, and the SSPC Annual Conference.
Marine Coatings Training Course
Marine Coatings Training CourseA five-day fundamental training program that covers the practical aspects of the selection, specification and use of coatings in a safe, effective, and economical manner to protect structures in harsh marine environments.
Marine Plural Component Training Program
Marine Plural Component Training ProgramA training course designed to certify craft workers operating plural component spray equipment and those applying protective coatings on steel in immersion service by airless spray using plural component spray equipment.
NAVSEA Basic Paint Inspector
NAVSEA Basic Paint InspectorA five-day QA course that was developed by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to train coatings inspectors to inspect critical coated areas as defined by US Navy policy documents. These areas include (but not limited to): cofferdams, decks for aviation and UNREP, chain lockers, underwater hull, bilges, tanks, voids, well deck overheads and others. The content of the course is similar in nature to the NACE CIP Session I, but with a particular focus on ship painting issues.
Selecting Coatings for Industrial and Marine Structures
Selecting Coatings for Industrial and Marine StructuresA new 386-page guide to selecting coatings, featuring chapters written by SSPC members. This book covers selection criteria for coatings and coatings systems, through a review of the basic components of coatings and handy charts that match coating systems and service environments. End-users will find the sections on application, safety, and environmental issues especially pertinent to their every day concerns. Anti-fouling, industrial powder coatings and thermal spray (metallizing) for steel.
The SSPC Pocket Guide to Coating Information
The SSPC Pocket Guide to Coating InformationThe SSPC Pocket Guide to Coating Information is a handy reference to those charts, standards, and calculations most frequently needed during surface preparation and coating application. The surface preparation chapter addresses key topics including abrasive selection, dew point factors, dehumidification, and ventilation while the application chapter covers application tips and techniques, proper storage, and commonly used formulas and calculations. Separate sections are devoted to key concrete standards, soluble salts, inspection, and international marine regulations.
Water Jetting Training Program
Water Jetting Training ProgramThis program assesses the skills of waterjetters who have a minimum of 120 hours waterjetting work experience and prior documented employer-provided training on the waterjetting equipment they use on the job. Candidates are certified through a brief written exam and a practical hands-on skill assessment. This is not a training program for beginners. It is a certification program for waterjetters meeting specific experience requirements.
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