The records consist of a scrapbook and three photograph albums. The scrapbook, 1951-1968, contains British and foreign language (Eastern European, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Indonesian, Japanese) reprints of articles from technical and professional journals, advertisements, brochures, newspaper cuttings, operating booklets and technical reports, which provide a good overview of the history, development and use of the aerated concrete spraying process.
The photograph albums, contain 63 black and white prints, c 1950-1960, of projects showing the process in use, in Britain and abroad, with technical descriptions. Besides the technical process, of additional interest in these photographs is views of bridges, buildings, men at work, the surrounding environment, motor vehicles and clothing of the time, construction and application for use in housing and construction of railway sidings and embankments and aqueducts.
0.60m (2 boxes)
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