The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #274
You specified an elastomeric coating with a dry film thickness of 10 mils (0.25 millimeters). The contractor says that it was applied with a wet film thickness of 15 mils (0.38 millimeters) and that, therefore, the application will be okay. Is the contractor correct?
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Architecture Puzzler #273
If you used aluminum screws to attach two brass elements in a shower room you are likely to have galvanic action, or corrosion over time in one of the metals. Which will tend to corrode, the aluminum or the brass?
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