New paint systems for the protection of construction steelwork (R174)

Are you a designer, specifier or client, reluctant to change from proven specifications for paint systems? Would you like to find out more about the new 'compliant' paint systems? If the answer is 'yes', then this book will give you all the independent, authoritative guidance you need on their performance requirements, use, selection and specification. Topics covered include a review of the relevant environmental and health and safety legislation, the range of available materials, the relevance and use of these in general steel construction, and the advantages and disadvantages of the new materials, including information on costs. The book also includes standard material specifications for a range of environments commonly encountered in general construction.

Keywords: materials, building technology, materials technology.

ISBN: 978-0-86017-472-1

Author: G Gedge and N Whitehouse

Number of pages: 116 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: January 1997