Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion


The pigment used in paints for corrosive resistance, is

[A]. white lead
[B]. ferrous oxide
[C]. zinc white
[D]. red lead
[E]. gypsum.

Answer: Option D


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Jatin said: (Dec 15, 2014)  
For many years, red lead has been recognized as an essential component, in combination with linseed oil, of priming paints for structural steel work. The degree of protection afforded over long periods to many important steel structures provides ample proof of the soundness of this practice.

Hariom Sahani Malah said: (Feb 24, 2022)  
Very helpful session. Thank you.

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