Abrasive Blasting

Chapter 296-818, WAC

Effective Date: 09/01/06

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WAC 296-818

Helpful Tool: Types of Coatings Removed in Blasting Operations

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This helpful tool outlines the types and examples of coatings used for blasting operations.

Types of Coatings
Examples of Coatings
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Surface

  • - Formed during the fabrication of a part


Protective

  • - Applied after fabrication

Those containing toxic metals:

  • - Paints containing mercury
  • - Cadmium plating
  • - Lead:
      • Paints on structural steel
      • Deposits on pistons of internal combustible engines

Plastic or resin:

  • - May decompose and produce irritating by-products during blasting operations

The type of coating should be known to evaluate potential hazards.






 

 

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