Protective Coatings Application: Lighting

Objective: To recognize why and where lighting is used by the protective coatings applicator in both surface preparation and coating activities.

  • Due to nature of protective coatings industry, lighting will be utilized.
  • Direct lighting can be used or background lighting.
  • The best light is natural light.
  • Lighting can be a safety issue and is generally expensive although essential.
  • Consult SSPC-Guide 12, Guide for Illumination of Industrial Painting Projects, for lighting requirements.