ALL-WEATHER PAINTING FACILITY COMPLETED AT QUINCY

The Quincy, Mass, Division of General Dynamics Corp, in upgrading the facilities at the shipyard, has constructed two paint spray rooms able to handle subassemblies 50 ft sq and 30 ft high with effective climate control to insure safe operating conditions and guaranteed coating quality. Each paint room has 125,000 cu ft of space, and is ventilated at the rate of 37,500 cu ft/min by a gas-fueled makeup air system. At zero degrees ambient, the makeup air system can discharge 37,500 cu ft/min of 80 F air into either or both spray rooms. Details are given for heaters, air circulation, interlocks, safety measures and painting operations.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    30 Church Street
    New York, NY  USA  10007
  • Publication Date: 1970-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 57-59
  • Serial:
    • Marine Engineering/Log
    • Volume: 75
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp.
    • ISSN: 0732-5460

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00005920
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1970 12:00AM