Painting a clean surface is imperative for the success of a coating system. There are many different
techniques and procedures used to prepare a surface for application.
The most commonly accepted standards for contractors and organizations are the NACE/ SSPC Joint
Surface Preparation Standards. These standards do an excellent job of standardizing surface prep results and providing a template to meet job specifications. That said, these standards can be confusing because the numbers, given for each level of surface preparation, either by the Society for
Protective Coatings (SSPC) or the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), don’t always
correlate. Higher numbers do not necessarily mean a higher degree of surface prep, as one might
In the interest of making things a little clearer, below is a list of brief explanations of each standard,
along with a visual illustration.
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