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Technical Information on Building Materials for Use in the Design of Low-Cost Housing – 36. Preparation of Paints from Semipaste Paints, Thinning Ready-Mixed Paints, and Preparation of Water Paints



Release Date: 
September 1936 (8 pages)
Posted Date:   
May 26, 2020



This historic digest is part of a series published by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Bureau of Standards on the technical characteristics of building materials used in the construction of affordable housing units. Each digest presents condensed, essential facts regarding its given topic, and is intended for use by staff at federal agencies, manufacturers, trade associations, and builders. This publication presents a summary of, among other documents, the 1917 National Bureau of Standards circular #69, “Paint and Varnish,” and is the seventh in a series of digests regarding paints.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.