Preparation of steel surfaces to bare metal. (cont.) Steel Structures Painting Council Surface Preparation (SSPC-SP) specification codes are shown
    Above ground storage tanks 50 SF of surface area per hour PA@.060 SF — 3.13 2.84 5.97
  Steel surfaces, SSPC-SP-3 (coating mechanically removed, mill scale left in place)
    Overhead surfaces, box girders, obstructed areas 50 SF of surface area per hour PA@.060 SF — 3.13 2.84 5.97
    Large unobstructed structural steel members 70 SF of surface area per hour PA@.042 SF — 2.19 1.99 4.18
    Above ground storage tanks 90 SF of surface area per hour PA@.033 SF — 1.72 1.56 3.28
    Door or window frames
      To 3'0" x 6'8" PA@1.50 Ea — 78.30 70.90 149.20
      Over 3'0" x 6'8" to 6'0" x 8'0" PA@2.00 Ea — 104.00 94.60 198.60
      Over 6'0" x 8'0" to 12'0 x 20'0" PA@3.00 Ea — 157.00 142.00 299.00
Preparation of concrete walls and lintels
  Concrete lintels, per SF of area PA@.033 SF — 1.72 1.56 3.28
  Concrete walls, measured on one face of wall 80 SF of surface area per hour PA@.038 SF — 1.98 1.80 3.78
  Concrete block walls, measured on one face of wall 70 SF of surface area per hour PA@.042 SF — 2.19 1.99 4.18
  Add for mobilization, demobilization and refurbish equipment, per job — LS — — — 3,400.00
Preparation of concrete floors and slabs
Equipment is based on using three pneumatic manually-operated wheel-mounted scabblers attached to one air-powered vacuum-waste packing unit to scarify concrete floors and slabs. Equipment cost includes one vacuum-waste packing unit, three scabblers, and one 150 CFM gas or diesel powered air compressor including all hoses and connectors. Add the one-time charge for move-on, move-off and refurbishing of equipment as shown.
  Large unobstructed areas; warehouses and aircraft hanger floor slabs 90 SF of surface area per hour PA@.033 SF — 1.72 1.74 3.46
  Obstructed areas; narrow aisles, areas in pits 60 SF of surface area per hour PA@.050 SF — 2.61 2.64 5.25
  Small areas; around equipment, piping and conduit 40 SF of surface area per hour PA@.075 SF — 3.92 3.96 7.88
  Add for mobilization, demobilization and refurbish equipment — LS — — — 4,450.00
Painting labor costs — commercial and industrial work Painting costs in this section assume work can be done from the floor or from ladders. Add the cost of scaffolding or staging when if required. Painting costs in this section include no surface preparation and no masking or protection of adjacent surfaces. Estimates for surface preparation and protection of adjacent surfaces are shown separately below. For more complete information on commercial and industrial painting costs, see National Painting Cost Estimator at http://CraftsmanSiteLicense.com/
Craft@Hrs Unit Material Labor Total
Preparing metals for painting. SSPC is Steel Structures Painting Council.
  Brush, scrape, sand by hand (SSPC-2), 50 SF per hour PA@.020 SF — 1.04 1.04
  Power tool cleaning (SSPC-3), 100 SF per hour PA@.010 SF — .52 .52
  Pressure washing (SSPC-12), 500 SF per hour PA@.002 SF — .10 .10
  Steam cleaning, 330 SF per hour PA@.003 SF — .16 .16
Structural metals, machinery or equipment, paint one coat
  Brush work, light to medium coating PA@.006 SF — .31 .31
  Brush work, heavy coat PA@.007 SF — .37 .37
  Mitt, or glove, light to medium coating PA@.007 SF — .37 .37

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