SSPC-SP 5/NACE No. 1
Asset: Pressure Vessel
Environmental Characteristic: Acidic, Brackish Water, Fresh Water, Petroleum, Potable Water
Industry: Water and Wastewater, Pulp and Paper
Process: Surface Preparation
Substrate: Carbon Steel
White Metal Blast Cleaning
This joint standard covers the requirements for white metal blast cleaning of unpainted or painted steel surfaces by the use of abrasives. These requirements include the end condition of the surface and materials and procedures necessary to achieve and verify the end condition. A white metal blast cleaned surface, when viewed without magnification, shall be free of all visible oil, grease, dust, dirt, mill scale, rust, coating, oxides, corrosion products, and other foreign matter.