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FHWA Field Manual for Bridge Painting Inspection

Materials/Pre-Painting


Project #___________________

Date:_____________

Inspector:__________________


Verification that the paint has not exceeded its shelf life. ___
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Verification that the paint is not stored in areas subject to temperatures beyond the recommended limits. ___
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Verification that the paint has not exceed its pot life. ___
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Documentation of any use of thinner. Do not exceed recommended maximum. ___
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Verification of curing time. After painting, inform the contractor of the estimated time that should be allowed for the paint to cure. Do not allow another coat to be put on until the appropriate amount of time has elapsed per the existing weather conditions. ___
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