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Surface Passivator

Let’s Talk About Preserving the Blast Using Passivators

KTA’s Certified Coating Inspector Forum  Volume 3, Issue No. 2 – February 2024  William Corbett, COO  AMPP Senior Certified Coating Inspector & Certified Protective Coating Specialist  ...
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Let’s Talk About Inspection Planning 

A properly prepared Inspection Test Plan can provide a roadmap of what to inspect, how to inspect, and what the acceptance criteria are, while minimizing ...
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Certified Coating Inspector Forum: Volume 2

This 2nd volume of the Certified Coating Inspector Forum is a compilation of 12 articles to help you stay up-to-date in the coatings industry.
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Surface Profile

Let’s Talk About Surface Profile: Understanding Angularity and Measuring Peak Count/Density Using Stylus Instruments and Optical Grade Replica Tape

Discover the nuances of surface profile including angularity and peak density using stylus instruments & optical tape.
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Coating Inspector Forum

Let’s Talk About Holiday Detection and Why Voltage Matters

Learn about the four W’s of Holiday/Pinhole Detection (What, When, Where, and Why), performing low and high voltage holiday detection, the steps that should be ...
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Press Release

KTA-Tator, Inc. Plays Integral Role in Enhancing Safety for Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP)

KTA is providing independent, third-party pipeline coating inspection services for the Mountain Valley Pipeline project.
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Coating Failure

Let’s Talk About the Role of a Coating Inspector During a Failure Investigation

Inspectors hope to never have to participate in a failure investigation or dispute resolution. But if you do, it's important to be prepared.
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Let’s Talk About In-Process and Post-Application Adhesion Testing

We discuss post-application adhesion testing of liquid-applied protective coating systems and in-process adhesion testing of thermal spray coatings.
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Concrete Coatings & Sealers

The Importance of Concrete Sealers on Concrete Surfaces

Concrete sealers act as water repellents, preventing water and chlorides from permeating the porous concrete surface, thereby protecting it from damage and corrosion.
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