SSPC-SP 1


SSPC-SP 1

Specifications


Process:  Cleaning, Inspection
Substrate:  Copper, Concrete, Brass, Polymers, Laminates, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Misc. Alloys

Summary


Solvent Cleaning

Description


This specification covers the requirements for the solvent cleaning of steel surfaces. Solvent cleaning is a method for removing all visible oil, grease, soil, drawing and cutting compounds, and other soluble contaminants from steel surfaces. It is intended that solvent cleaning be used prior to the application of paint and in conjunction with surface preparation methods specified for the removal of rust, mill scale, or paint.