Drugs, Oils & Paints Volume 38

Drugs, Oils & Paints Volume 38

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...that is, Chinese white, will answer this end, but pure white would naturally produce too dazzling an effect, _so it is best to tone it down to a light gray with lampblack, which only slightly afl'ects its ultraviolet absorbing quality. Also the paint. must be mixed so as to produce a dead surface, as even Chinese white when made so that it dries with a glossy surface, will reflect the dangerous rays. Perhaps the best adhesive medium is glue water, such as is used with lime for kalsomining, as this is cheapenthan oil, and the paint so made will dry_with a smooth, unglazed surface. For covering any considerable wall surface it will be found convenient and economical to apply it with a paint sprayer. Upon the personnel of an organization depends more than any other factor whether or not it is a success or failure. In an industry as a whole, the same thing holds good, but even to a more marked degree. One concern may outstrip another, but the country-wide reputation of any industry is in a large measure dependent upon those back of the individual organizations. If those in charge employ the proper means for their own advancement and development, then the whole industry is benefited, but if the reverse is true the industry fails to get the proper recognition and standing in the community. No industry in the United States has done more for its development than has the paint and varnish industry, and as a result, we stand pre-eminent as a nation in this line. Why ' Reprinted with permission from the "General Electric Review." is it that this industry has prospered? Because it has chosen its proper personnel! Because it has created a demand for its output and because it has called into service the scientist and technically trained men...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943643
  • 9781236943644