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Mechanical Painting. Why it should appeal to the Structural Engineer

PRESENT-DAY conditions imperatively ,demand efficiency,reached by economical means, in everything concerning building. Prices, as the rcsult of high wages and the scarcity of skilled labour, still rule above the normal. This necessity for care is felt as keenly in the matter of painting as in other branches. Painting is essentially a protective process, only secondarily a beautifying or decorative one. Paint, therefore, must be applied thoroughly, to secure complete covering and good adherence.