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BSA Plant Visit- 1915 Coating by immersion and compressed air

BSA Plant Visit- 1915 Coating by immersion and compressed air

By Peter Walters The theme of this edition of Brushstrokes is Radiation Curing, a technology which is relatively new and with little recorded history. In the strictest sense all coatings ... Read On...
 
 
Postscript- India Visit

Postscript- India Visit

By Peter Walters My visit from November 24 to December 15 to my wife’s ancestral area of India in the Anand District of Gujarat State revived my childhood memories, as recounted in my Painted ... Read On...
 
 
Powder Coatings

Powder Coatings

By Peter Walters My first full time position in the coatings industry, as a Technical Officer in the Tech Services Laboratory at BALM paints in Panmure, commenced in February 1975. On my induction ... Read On...
 
 
Calcium Plumbate

Calcium Plumbate

By Peter Walters One of the most historically useful anticorrosive pigments was red lead. This pigment is no longer available to the modern coatings chemist due to the toxic nature of the lead it ... Read On...
 
 
Painting Machines by Immersion

Painting Machines by Immersion

by Peter Walters Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution the application of a protective coating to the machines that powered this revolution has been a challenge. The extended dry time ... Read On...
 
 
Limewash Applicators

Limewash Applicators

By Peter Walters The world’s first Industrial Revolution is generally recognised as having commenced in Great Britain with the invention of the Spinning Jenny in the 18th century. This ... Read On...
 
 


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