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Holiday Testing

The Coating Inspector can conduct a non-destructive High Voltage Holiday Testing to find any voids and failures. This is possible due to electrical charge that flows through protective coating. Invest in hiring one of the top-rated NACE inspectors in the world. Get a free consultation on your business asset protection by contacting us today.

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About Holiday testing

Low voltage Holiday testing

Low voltage holiday testing, is one of two methods of holiday testing. mainly utilizing a wet sponge. This type is used on thinner coatings.

High voltage Holiday testing

High voltage testing is conducted with the use of higher voltages. This allows inspectors to find imperfections in thicker coatings.

Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about coating inspection, corrosion, and protecting your assets written by NACE-certified experts, such as:

  • What is a Coating Inspector?
  • What is NACE and SSPC ?
  • How do I become a Coating Inspector?
  • What’s the difference in a Level 1, 2 and 3 ?
  • How long does your NACE certificate take?
  • What are the SSPC/SP Standards?
  • What is SSPC/SP 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10 etc?
  • What is an adhesion test?
  • How many visits do we need to make to get a sign off?
  • What are hold points?
  • Can’t anyone apply paint?
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Industries We Serve

We are surface inspection professionals, delivering comprehensive services to industrial and commercial customers throughout Ontario, across Canada, and around the world. We provide complete coating inspection services for all industries.

Types Of NACE Inspection

Cathodic Protection

Carthodic protection is a critical mitigation component to protect your assets against corrosion. By using an electro-chemical technique, corrosion is transferred from the primary material that you want to protect, to another metal.

The NACE institute offers a standardized education in Cathodic Protection. Through practical and theoretical training it empowers NACE-certified corrosion engineers to mitigate and reverse corrosion on business-critical materials. 

Coating Inspection

Coating inspectors are NACE-certified and inspect industrial coatings across a wide variety of commercial and industrial industries. Protective coatings and paint are critical in maintaining equipment integrity. Coating inspection is the process of evaluating degradation and corrosion on those protective coatings. 

Corrosion Management

A proactive corrosion management program, supervised by a NACE inspector is critical to maintaining industrial and heavy-duty equipment and assets. 

By establishing a preventive maintenance plan and regular NACE-certified inspection, your business assets will be better protected against critical failure, reduced efficiency, and costly delays as a result. 

We have the tools and technologies to expertly analyze surface coatings and provide detailed reports on their condition, allowing our customers to make informed business decisions on scheduling, budgeting and maintenance. The coating industry is fast changing. Advancements and new products enter the marketplace on a continual basis. Think of us as a beneficial resource that can enhance sound technical and economical choices for your coating projects from start to finish.

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Our NACE Inspectors

This association sets high standards of professionalism that define the industry. Fully certified NACE inspectors ensure the highest level of quality control on all coating projects and coating control systems under their authority.

At The Coating Inspector, we employ the highest skilled NACE accredited coating inspectors in the industry, with combined decades of experience.

Our Accreditations:

  • The Coating Inspector is NACE International certified in NACE levels 1, 2 and 3
  • SSPC Certified by the Society for Protective Coatings, the leading standard in the protective coatings industry
  • MPI Certified by the Master Painter’s Institute

NACE certification has Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 (advanced). Our NACE inspectors demonstrate the highest level of practical knowledge and industry-specific experience from working all over Canada and the world. 

Our level 3 trained inspectors have inspected, maintained, and prevented corrosion for some of the largest companies–from the Bruce Power plant to large marine ports. With combined decades of experience, The Coating Inspector can handle any level of NACE inspection, from smaller projects to large enterprise worksites.

Our goal is for our entire team to provide safe, productive and qualified experiences across all aspects of the industry. This is work you can truly be proud of. Imagine driving across a bridge with your family or passing a water tower in your community and saying “I painted that.” At The Coating Inspector, we paint and protect a lot of monumental structures. This is a trade with a bright future.

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Hire Expert NACE Inspectors

The Coating Inspector employs highly trained NACE inspectors and is globally recognized in the coating inspection industry. Protect your assets today and contact us for a free consultation.

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