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Today many people have become critically conscious of their environment. They recognise much more clearly than just a few years ago the negative effects of civilisation. A wide range of suggestions on how to get on with the job of managing the environment has been advanced. This includes...
The phrase evokes a picture of a wellmaintained home sheathed in a new coat of white paint, and glistening like a gem in a verdant setting of lawn, shrubbery and foliage The exterior finish harmonises with nature and pleases the eye, but the colourtone is in sharp contrast with the surroundings.
Over the past decade the use of highperformance resin systems in the civil engineering field has greatly increased. This is no doubt due, in part at least, to the rising cost of labour, scaffolding and the like which make it imperative to keep maintenance and repair charges to a minimum. And, as...
Norman Driver Surface Coatings Ltd., of Salisbury Grove, Armley, Leeds, is now marketing a textured stone paint which has been formulated to give economical but long lasting protection and decoration to vertical masonry. Known as Unidec stone paint, it can also be used inside where a textured...
What is claimed to be the first motorised tester in Britain for applying Rockwell Hardness tests to plastics, composites and other nonmetallic materials and conforming with ASTM D 785 standards, is now available from Rockwell Hardness Testers Limited, Sandy Lane, StourportonSevern, Worcestershire.
Joseph Mason & Co. Ltd., the Derby paint manufacturers, announce the appointment to the board of directors of Mr T. A. Cordwell, chief chemist of the company. Educated at the Herbert Strutt Grammar School in Belper, he obtained his Licentiate of the Royal Institute of Chemistry at the Derby &...
THIS gathering is always an event of great significance to shipbuilding countries and this year well over 200 representatives were drawn to the twoday proceedings held in London's Mayfair Hotel.
A selfpriming floor coating which may be applied by squeegee has been described recently. It is intended primarily for concrete to which it provides long life and attractive appearance.
The Venice Monuments Commission has tested a restoration technique that will give a new lease of life to the 500 year old Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, threatened by corrosion and subsidence.
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