Quick, Otho J.
M.S. (Master of Science)
Department of Industry and Technology
Woodwork (Manual training); Woodworking industries
The study was made for the purpose of answering the following questions: 1. What finishing materials and processes were presently being used by certain selected industries? 2. How could these finishing materials and processes be utilized in the high school woodworking laboratories? Method of Collecting Data A checklist was used for each industrial interview. Data from all interviews were compiled and analyzed to determine what materials and processes were being used by the represented industries. Summary of the Study The study revealed materials and processes which were well established and standard in the field of woodfinishing. Also, disclosed were some newer materials and processes, some of which are being utilized on the high school level, and some which were not being utilized due to high costs and the lack of knowledge consuming them. Some new materials and processes which could be utilized by the high school woodworking laboratories were: 1. Cold airless spraying system. 2. Portable air sander. 3. "Unitone." 4. "Catyclad."
Kirk, Albert Stewart, "Finishing materials and processes in certain selected industries and how they can be utilized in the high school woodworking laboratories" (1966). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 3133.
viii, 87 pages
Northern Illinois University
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