PART 1 GENERAL
1.1 SECTION INCLUDES
A. Surface preparation and field application of paints and coatings.
1.2 RELATED SECTIONS
A. Conform to ASTM D16 for interpretation of terms used in this Section.
A. Submit under provisions of Section 01041.
B. Product Data: Provide data on all finishing products and special coatings.
C. Manufacturer's Instructions: Indicate special surface preparation procedures and
substrate conditions requiring special attention.
A. Manufacturer: Company specializing in manufacturing the Products specified in this
section with minimum 10 years experience.
B. Applicator: Company and on-site Supervisor specializing in performing the work of
this section with minimum 5 years experience or arrange for factory supervision of
1.6 REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
A. All work shall conform to all pertinent laws, ordinances and regulations of all
bodies having jurisdiction. Comply with applicable codes, rules, regulations and building
and safety laws relating to construction, public health and safety.
B. Contract Documents take precedence when they are more stringent than codes,
ordinances, standards and statutes. Codes, ordinances, standards and statutes take
precedence when they are more stringent or conflict with drawings and specifications. The
following industry standards, specifications and codes are minimum requirements, (latest
issue as adopted by local jurisdiction as of date of Contract):
1. Applicable Federal, State, County and Municipal laws and ordinances.
2. National Electrical Manufacturer's Association Standards
3. National Electrical Code
4. Underwriter's Laboratories, Inc. Standards
5. American National Standards Institute
6. American Society for Testing Materials Standards
7. National Fire Protection Association Standards
8. Occupational Safety and Health Act Owner intends to strictly enforce all OSHA
requirements pertaining to working in confined area.
9. All State Occupational Safety and Health Act(s), laws, or regulations.
10. OWNER Contractor Safety Guidelines (if any) OWNER requires every
member of the work crew and all sub-contractors read this manual and sign a statement
attesting to the fact they have read, understand and concur with the guidelines.
11. OWNER Safety Department Guidelines
12. BOCA Code
13. American Gas Association
1.7 FIELD SAMPLES
1.8 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A. Deliver, store, protect and handle products to site under provisions of Section
B. Deliver products to site in sealed and labeled containers; inspect to verify
C. Container label to include manufacturer's name, type of Coating, brand name, lot
number, and instructions for mixing and reducing.
D. Store paint materials at minimum ambient temperature of 50 degrees F and a maximum
of 90 degrees F degrees ), in ventilated area, and as required by manufacturer's
1.10 ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
A. Do not apply materials when surface and ambient temperatures are outside the
temperature ranges required by the paint product manufacturer.
B. Do not apply coatings when surface is wet, or damp. Dry substrate before application
PART 2 PRODUCTS
A. Epoxy.com Product No.2. as supplied by Epoxy.com a division of Epoxy Systems, Inc. of
Dunnellon Florida and VT. Apply to final coating thickness of 20 mils (minimum).
B. Primer Coat: Self priming.
C. Substitutions: Under provisions of Section 01600 NO SUBSTITUTIONS SHALL BE
PERMITTED. No other coating or coating material may be used inside the tank.
A. Coatings: Epoxy.com Product #2 as supplied by Epoxy.com a division of
Epoxy Systems, Inc of Florida and Vermont
B. Accessory Materials:
1. DO NOT Thin the coating, unless specifically directed to do so by the
Material Manufacturer in writing. If directed by the manufacturer, thinning must be done
exactly to his/her specifications, and direct supervision by a factory representative.
2. Use solvents only for cleanup of tools and equipment. All solvents must be approved
in advance by OWNER and the Material Manufacturer. Care will be taken to insure that no
material is spilled onto the ground or leaked into the environment in any way. Waste
solvents will be disposed of in accordance with Federal, State, Local, and OWNER
PART 3 EXECUTION
A. Verify site conditions are satisfactory for proper application of coating materials.
B. Verify that substrate conditions are ready to receive work as instructed by the
C. Examine surfaces scheduled to be finished prior to commencement of work. Report any
condition (i.e. voids and defects in the surface) that may potentially affect proper
application to the Engineer.
A. Report defects and unclean surfaces which affect work of this section, to the
B. Steel and Iron Surfaces: Remove existing coating by sandblasting down to bare white
C. Concrete surfaces - Abrasive clean as required to insure proper bonding.
D. Material must be inspected and approved by a representative of the manufacturer
before application can proceed.
A. Apply products in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
B. Protect all surfaces that are not to be coated (pipe opening, drains etc.)
C. Apply primer coat or first coat as soon after surface prep as physically possible.
This first application must be done to steel surfaces before flash rusting can occur. If
flash rusting occurs, do not continue with coating until all flash rust has been removed.
D. Do not apply finishes to surfaces that are not dry.
E. Apply each coat to uniform finish.
F. Allow applied coat to dry before next coat is applied.
G. Re-coat within 24 hours of the previous coating. If more than 24 hours passes
between coats the Manufacturer and/or OWNER may direct the Contractor to roughen the last
coat to insure proper bonding. If this happens the cost of this roughening and the cost of
additional coating, plus all labor associated with this work will be considered to be the
sole responsibility of the Contractor.
H. Ensure all wetted surfaces of hatch covers, sealing surface and openings are
3.4 FINISHING MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
3.5 FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A. A coatings manufacturers representative shall test the coating thickness as
A. Collect waste material which may constitute a fire hazard, place in closed metal
containers with appropriate labeling. Place in area designated by OWNER Project
Coordinator for removal by OWNER.
3.7 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
A. Ventilation: Provide adequate tank ventilation per Manufacturer's recommendations.
B. Equipment used in tank shall be non-sparking, grounded, and/or explosion proof.
C. All electrical cords shall be equipped with GFI safety devices per OWNER Safety
D. Air for certified air-supplied masks shall be supplied by a source other than the
compressor used for blasting and/or painting.
END OF SECTION