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Sealing of joints in construction

A. H. Walter

Sealing of joints in construction

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Published by National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sealing (Technology),
  • Precast concrete construction -- Joints.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. H. Walter. Translated by D. A. Sinclair.
    SeriesTechnical translation 1410
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ7 .N198 no. TT1410
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5162921M
    LC Control Number74552684


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