Cause and Prevention of Dust from Automobiles


THE article on the above subject in the issue of NATURE for September 14 (p. 485) is an important contribution to a subject of great interest and importance to the community, but it contains a statement with reference to tar-macadam which in the interests of engineers should, I think, be verified. Speaking of “Tarmac” the writer says, “the slag is thoroughly impregnated, so that if the pieces are broken further a tarred surface is still found.”

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ELSDEN, J. Cause and Prevention of Dust from Automobiles. Nature 72, 507 (1905).

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