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QATAR BUILDING ENGINEERING COMPANY

SITE WORK PROCEDURE Doc. No. SWP.CS.16


Department QA/QC Rev. 1
Title Building Painting Works Date 05.12.01

SITE WORK PROCEDURE


SWP.CS.16
BUILDING PAINTING WORKS

REVISION HISTORY

1 Revision-1 05.12.01

0 Original Issue 11.11.01

Rev. Revision information Date

Originated by Reviewed by Approved by

Swaminathan Ganesan K.Kunjappan Hassan Sahli

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QATAR BUILDING ENGINEERING COMPANY
SITE WORK PROCEDURE Doc. No. SWP.CS.16
Department QA/QC Rev. 1
Title Building Painting Works Date 05.12.01

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QATAR BUILDING ENGINEERING COMPANY
SITE WORK PROCEDURE Doc. No. SWP.CS.16
Department QA/QC Rev. 1
Title Building Painting Works Date 05.12.01

BUILDING PAINTING WORKS

1.0 OBJECTIVE

1.1 Is to define the procedural requirements for supply and application of decorative
paints for the buildings under the contract no GTC.101/ED/01 Engineering,
Procurement, Installation and Commissioning (EPIC) of Ras Laffan Utilization
Project Buildings and utilities and support service Phase 1-Utilities.

2.0 SCOPE :

2.1 Application of decorative coatings to the surfaces of walls, ceilings, doors


windows and metal works of all the buildings in Service Base Area, Service
Berth and F.S.O Marine area.

3.0 REFERENCE

3.1 Q.P Standard specification Clause : 11.21 to 11.30


3.2 Architectural requirements of Project Approved Drawings
3.3 Paint Manufacturers recommendations.

4.0 PROCEDURE

4.1 PAINT MATERIALS

4.1.1 All the paint materials shall be of Qatar Petroleum approved brand and make.
Prior approval for the type of finish, material and the shade shall be taken
from Qatar Petroleum. Samples for each type of finish, clearly mentioning the
location of application/building, number of coats etc. may be prepared and got
approved from QP engineer. The sample(s) shall be always kept at site for
QP reference.

4.2 SURFACE PREPARATION:

4.2.1Paint shall be applied to properly prepared, clean, sound and dry surfaces. No
paint shall be applied to surface structurally or superficially damp and all
surfaces must be ascertained to be free from condensation, effluorescence,
etc. before application of each coat. The surface shall first be scrapped to
remove mortar splashes. The surface shall then be rubbed down with fine
glass paper to remove loose particles and to smooth irregularities.

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4.2.2The surface preparation shall be inspected and approved by QP engineer


before the application of primer/ filler coat.

4.3 APPLICATION:

4.3.1Priming coats shall be applied by brush to give a coat of adequate thickness


with no misses and to satisfy the porosity of the surface. The priming shall
be well worked into the surface, joints, angles and other places where
moisture is likely to collect. Joinery fittings shall be primed at works after
inspection and approval of the joinery by Qatar Petroleum. The back of all
timber frames shall also be primed.

4.3.2On approval from QP, the filler coat shall be spread evenly with a scraper on
overall surfaces and allowed to dry. This has to be sanded down and dusted
off. by emery paper to obtain a very smooth surface finish.

4.3.3Undercoats shall be applied evenly over the whole surface to give a solid
film, Care shall be taken to avoid uneven thickness of paint at edges and
angles.

4.3.4On application of filler coat/under coat and before proceeding with finishing
coats, QP approval shall be taken.

4.3.5Each coat of paint shall be thoroughly dried before the next coat is applied
and the surface of primers and under coats shall be lightly rubbed down.
Further coats shall be applied at proper intervals to secure maximum
adhesion. Where two hard gloss finishing coats are scheduled, the second
coat shall be applied within 48 hours.

4.3.6All paint shall be brush applied unless otherwise approved or specified.


Paint shall be applied so that the finished surface is free from brush marks.
When spray painting is done surfaces adjoining those being sprayed shall
be carefully and closely masked.

4.3.7Finishing coats shall be applied evenly over the whole surface to give a
solid film free from brush marks, sags, runs orange peeling and other
defects.

4.3.8Three coats of clean wood finish shall be applied. The first in the joiners
shop where applicable followed by two coats immediately after fixing.
Where scheduled the finished work shall be matted down wet, rinsed, dried
and a high gloss produced with rubbing compound.

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Department QA/QC Rev. 1
Title Building Painting Works Date 05.12.01

4.3.9 After completion of finishing coat, approval shall be taken from Qatar
Petroleum. Any snag items / punch list shall be attended immediately and
clearance shall be taken from QP.

5.0 RECORDS :

5.1 Inspection records.

5.2 Checklists

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