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Chemistry of Building Materials

Nature volume 140, pages 607608 (09 October 1937) | Download Citation



AT the meeting on September 7 of Section B (Chemistry) of the British Association, there was a symposium on "The Chemistry of Building Materials". After an introduction by Dr. R. E. Stradling (director of the Building Research Station), papers were presented by Dr. F. M. Lea (Building Research Station) on "Some Problems in the Study of Hydraulic Cements", Dr. J. S. Dunn (Imperial Chemical Industries, Ltd.) on "Calcium Sulphate Plasters ; Setting, Retarders and Accelerators", Mr. F. H. Clews, Mr. H. H. Macey and Dr. G. R. Rigby (British Refractories' Research Association) on "Some Important Properties of Clay", and Dr. D. G. R. Bonnell (Building Research Station) on "Some Problems connected with Porous Building Materials".

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