SSPC-PA Guide 13

SSPC-PA Guide 13


Asset:  Bridge
Environmental Characteristic:  High Humidity, Low Humidity
Industry:  Transportation Infrastructure
Process:  Application
Substrate:  Carbon Steel


Guide for Application of Coating Systems With Zinc-Rich Primers to Steel Bridges


This document establishes and defines the functions, operations, requirements, and activities needed to achieve consistent quality in steel bridge painting. It is based on a cooperative approach to achieving quality, where both the Owners' and Contractors' representatives work \r\ntogether with a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities, resulting in steel bridges completed in an efficient manner while meeting all contractual requirements. Its acceptance does not in any respect preclude anyone, whether he has adopted the standard or not, from \r\nmanufacturing, marketing, purchasing, or using products or procedures not addressed in this standard.