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  • After erection the steelwork should receive one or two coats of paint; two coats are to be recommended, in which case they should be of different colours.
  • In German specifications it is required that the steelwork should first receive a coat of boiled linseed oil, in order that the red lead coating should be more coherent with the steel.
  • Steelwork that has to come in contact with brickwork or concrete should not be painted, but should receive a wash of cement as the brickwork or concrete-work proceeds.
  • The steelwork which is exposed to the weather should be painted about every three years, but when it is under cover an interval of five years may elapse.
  • The following are the requirements of the New York building law in regard to the protection of iron or steelwork against corrosion, &c.: " All structural metal-work shall be cleaned of all scale, dirt and rust, and be thoroughly coated with one coat of paint.

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