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Patrick Baty solved a paint problem in St Paul's Church, Mill Hill
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Institutions | Paint Technical | Places of Worship | No Comments

St Paul’s, Mill Hill

St Paul's, Mill Hill, was founded by William Wilberforce, anti-slavery movement leader and resident of Mill Hill. Patrick was asked to help solve a problem of flaking paint on the ceiling. The cause of the...

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Patrick Baty was able to demonstrate that the streaking of the masonry paint was due to having been applied in poor weather
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | 6 Comments

Green Paint – Red Face

Background A complaint about masonry paint that we had supplied had prompted me to write up an earlier problem (Black Paint – Red Faces ). On that occasion airborne dirt settling on the façade of a newly-painted...

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Patrick Baty demonstrated that the black dust on the window cills was airborne pollution not paint
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | No Comments

Black Paint – Red Faces

“Your paint is streaking terribly. I want you to come round and sort it out.” Oh dear! Not the sort of telephone conversation to have with a client when one is a few hundred miles away on half-term holiday...

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Jan 11th, 2010 | | Paint Technical | 1 Comment

A Small Technical Hitch

Introduction One might be forgiven for thinking that all my work as an architectural paint researcher consists solely of lengthy analyses of historic rooms and structures with a view to identifying their original...

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