Rust Prevention 101

Rust Prevention 101

An in depth look at why metal rusts, how to prevent it from happening, how to prepare and finish rusted surfaces, and an overview of the coating systems that are involved.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Recognize the various types of rust and how they relate to structural integrity
  2. Identify the different coatings that comprise a coating system and explain the role of each coating
  3. Define rust and explain how and why the rusting process occurs
  4. Discuss basic surface preparation needed for the prevention of rust on new steel and the treatment of rust on existing steel
Provided By: 
Available Regions: 
Continental US
Design Category: 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIA Course Number: 
RORP101