Pictorial Surface Standards

Pictorial Standards

Caltech Engineering Services, Mumbai India offers all types of Pictorial Surface Standards. These pictorial surface standards are supplied with high quality photographs. SSPC and BS EN ISO 8501 standard which are used for comparison purposes to assess the visual appearance of a steel surface. Surface Standards includes 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, and The SSPC Standard - VIS 5. Most the standards are available NOW in India.

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ISO 8501-1 :2007 /SIS 055900 BS EN ISO 8501-1:2007/SIS 055900 - 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
SSPC-VIS 1 over 50 full-color photos of previously coated and uncoated, rusted steel surfaces before and after dry abrasive blast cleaning. Cleanliness requirements for conditions depicted are defined by the SSPC surface preparation specifications
SSPC-VIS 2 a series of 27 full color images and 27 black and white diagrams representing various degrees of spot, general, and pinpoint rusting on painted steel surfaces. Text and tables provide a guide to the use of the reference photographs; a scale and description of standard rust grades; a comparison of SSPC, ASTM, ISO, and other rust grade scales; and other useful information
SSPC-VIS 3 a series of 43 full-color reference photographs to be used as a supplement to the SSPC standards for hand and power tool cleaned steel. Shows a total of seven different steel surfaces (four uncoated and three previously coated) before and after hand tool cleaning (SP 2), power tool cleaning with power wire brushes and sanding discs (SP 3), power tool cleaning to bare metal (SP 11), and commercial grade power tool cleaning (SP 15). Also contains photos of SP 11 surfaces with a restored profile, a revised guide to the use of reference photographs, a new table of standards and conditions depicted, and additional explanatory notes
SSPC-VIS 4/NACE VIS 7 a total of six different steel surfaces (two uncoated and four previously coated) before and after water jetting. Photographs illustrate four separate degrees of cleaning (WJ 1, WJ 2, WJ 3, and WJ 4) for each initial condition, with additional photos that depict the appearance light, moderate, and heavy flash rust after cleaning. Also contains a written guide to the use of reference photographs and additional explanatory notes. Cleanliness requirements for conditions depicted are defined by the joint SSPC/NACE surface preparation specification for high- and ultrahigh-pressure water jetting (SP 12/NACE 5)
SSPC-VIS 5/NACE VIS 9 Contains two uncoated, rusted steel surfaces (Conditions C and D) before and after wet abrasive blast cleaning. Photographs illustrate two degrees of cleaning (WAB 6 and WAB 10) for each initial condition, with additional photos that depict the appearance of light, moderate, and heavy flash rust after cleaning. Also contains a written guide to the use of reference photographs and additional explanatory notes. Cleanliness requirements for conditions depicted are defined by the joint SSPC/NACE surface preparation specifications for commercial (SP 6/NACE 3) and near-white blast cleaning (SP 10/NACE 2). Photos of commercial and near-white surfaces achieved by dry abrasive blast cleaning can be found in SSPC-VIS 1.

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