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Elcometer 128 Pictorial Surface Standards

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Product Description:

Elcometer’s range of Surface Standards covers most of those required for surface cleanliness.

Surface Standards include:

  • BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007/SIS 055900
  • BS EN ISO 8501-4:2006
  • The SSPC Standard - VIS 1
  • The SSPC Standard - VIS 2
  • The SSPC Standard - VIS 3
  • The SSPC Standard - VIS 4
  • The SSPC Standard - VIS 5
Technical Specification:

Part Number Description
E128----1 BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007/SIS 055900 - the original visual 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
E128----3 SSPC (Steel Structures Painting Council) VIS 1-01 - 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
E128----5 SSPC-VIS 3 - contains 44 photographs to supplement the written SSPC specifications for hand and power tool cleaning
E128----6 SSPC-VIS 2 Standard method of evaluating the degree of rusting on painted steel surfaces
E128----7 SSPC-VIS 4 Guide and reference photographs for steel surfaces prepared by waterjetting
E128----8 SSPC-VIS 5 Guide and reference photographs for steel surfaces prepared by wet abrasive
E128----9 BS EN ISO 8501-4:2006 - 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

Can be used in accordance with:
ASTM D 2200, IMO MSC.215(82), IMO MSC.244(83), ISO 8501-1, SS 55900, SSPC VIS 1, SSPC VIS 2,  SSPC VIS 3,
SSPC VIS 4, SSPC VIS 5,  US Navy NSI 009-32, US Navy PPI 63101-000

The Standards in grey have been superseded but are still recognised in some industries

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