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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 5. State Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter 40. Existing Stationary Sources
5/6/2021

9VAC5-40-6980. Definitions.

A. For the purpose of applying this article in the context of the Regulations for the Control and Abatement of Air Pollution and related uses, the words or terms shall have the meanings given them in subsection C of this section.

B. As used in this article, all terms not defined herein shall have the meanings given them in 9VAC5 Chapter 10 (9VAC5-10), unless otherwise required by context.

C. Terms defined.

"Airless spray" means a spray coating method in which the coating is atomized by forcing it through a small nozzle opening at high pressure. The coating is not mixed with air before exiting from the nozzle opening.

"Antique motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, manufactured more than 25 years prior to the current year that has been maintained in or restored to a condition that is substantially in conformance with manufacturer specifications.

"Automotive elastomeric coating" means a coating designed for application over surfaces of flexible mobile equipment and mobile equipment components, such as elastomeric bumpers.

"Automotive impact-resistant coating" means a coating designed to resist chipping caused by road debris.

"Automotive jambing clearcoat" means a fast-drying, ready-to-spray clearcoat applied to surfaces such as door jambs and trunk and hood edges to allow for quick closure.

"Automotive lacquer" means a thermoplastic coating applied directly to bare metal surfaces of mobile equipment and mobile equipment components that dries primarily by solvent evaporation and that is resoluble in its original solvent.

"Automotive low-gloss coating" means a coating that exhibits a gloss reading less than or equal to 25 on a 60 degree glossmeter.

"Automotive multicolored topcoat" means a topcoat that exhibits more than one color, is packaged in a single container, and camouflages surface defects on areas of heavy use, such as cargo beds and other surfaces of trucks and other utility vehicles.

"Automotive pretreatment" means a primer that contains a minimum of 0.5% acid, by weight, that is applied directly to bare metal surfaces of mobile equipment and mobile equipment components to provide corrosion resistance and to promote adhesion of subsequent coatings.

"Automotive primer-sealer" means a coating applied to mobile equipment and mobile equipment components prior to the application of a topcoat for the purpose of providing corrosion resistance, promoting adhesion of subsequent coatings, promoting color uniformity, and promoting the ability of the undercoat to resist penetration by the topcoat.

"Automotive primer-surfacer" means a coating applied to mobile equipment and mobile equipment components prior to the application of topcoat for the purpose of filling surface imperfections in the substrate, providing corrosion resistance, or promoting adhesion of subsequent coatings.

"Automotive specialty coating" means coatings including, but not limited to, elastomeric coatings, adhesion promoters, low gloss coatings, bright metal trim repair coatings, jambing clearcoats, impact resistant coatings, rubberized asphaltic underbody coatings, uniform finish blenders, weld-through primers applied to automotive surfaces and lacquer topcoats applied to a classic motor vehicle or to an antique motor vehicle.

"Automotive topcoat" means a coating or series of coatings applied over an automotive primer-surfacer, automotive primer-sealer or existing finish on the surface of mobile equipment and mobile equipment components for the purpose of protection or beautification.

"Automotive touch up repair" means the application of automotive topcoat finish materials to cover minor finishing imperfections equal to or less than one inch in diameter.

"Classic motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle, but not a reproduction thereof, manufactured at least 15 years prior to the current year that has been maintained in or restored to a condition that is substantially in conformity with manufacturer specifications and appearance.

"Mobile equipment" means equipment that may be driven or is capable of being driven on a roadway including, but not limited to, automobiles; trucks, truck cabs, truck bodies and truck trailers; buses; motorcycles; utility bodies; camper shells; mobile cranes; bulldozers; street cleaners; golf carts; ground support vehicles, used in support of aircraft activities at airports; and farm equipment.

"Mobile equipment repair and refinishing operation" means any facility that applies automotive pretreatment, automotive primer-surface, automotive primer-sealer, automotive topcoat, or automotive specialty or color matched coatings to mobile equipment or mobile equipment components.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia; §§ 110, 111, 123, 129, 171, 172 and 182 of the Clean Air Act, 40 CFR Parts 51 and 60.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 12, eff. March 24, 2004.

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