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Nice treatise, Desi, but I was just "zinging" Bill P.

I've been taken seriously when in jest...  I prescribed his being, "tarred
and feathered, and ridden out of town on a rail".

Fountain

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> From: desi j kiss <djkiss55(--nospam--at)juno.com>
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Steel corrosion
> Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 3:28 PM
> 
> Please note that approximately $ 100 billion are lost in the U.S.
> annually due to corrosion.

> Steel corrosion is far beyond a "cosmetic treatment" with the so called
> "rust inhibitors" or proper surface preparation,
> 
> or "caustic"/"acid" situations !
> 
> Desi J. Kiss, P.E.
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2001 12:08:19 -0500 "Fountain Conner"
> <fconner(--nospam--at)pcola.gulf.net> writes:

> > 4.  With the requirements outlined, it would seem that the most 
> > appropriate
> > coating system would consist of a base coat of tar, followed by a 
> > topcoat
> > of feathers.  And, incorporating mobility considerations, I would 
> > recommend
> > provisions for being transported  "out of town" -- "on a rail" might 
> > be
> > appropriate   ;-)
> > 
> > Irrespectfully,
> > 
> > Fountain Conner 
> > 
> > 
> > ----------
> > > From: Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
> > > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > > Subject: RE: Steel corrosion
> > > Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 11:08 AM
> > > 
> > > Speaking for myself, my wife informs me that noticeable flakes are
> > beginning
> > > to form...
> > > 
> > > William L. Polhemus, Jr., P.E.


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