Intended for use by owners, architects, and building managers, responsible for the preservation and maintenance of America's architectural heritage. Documents with photographs the metals most often used in American buildings. Examines how metals deteriorate, and illustrates techniques available to architects and conservators in preserving and maintaining the metal components of buildings. The metals discussed include: lead; tin; zinc; copper; nickel; iron; steel; and aluminum. Contains some copyrighted material.After the copper elements are completely cleaned of flux, dirt, and oxide by a recommended process of abrasion, they can be ... the copper will retain its original color for a number of years; the natural protective patina will not form, except where the coating is broken or worn away. ... and used by persons trained in handling this dangerous acid.59 Commercial companies that routinely clean and maintainanbsp;...
|Title||:||Evaluation of the Hualien Quarter Scale Model Seismic Experiment: Description of experiment and summary of results|
|Author||:||Charles A. Miller|
|Publisher||:||Government Printing Office - 2001|