Science: Rivets

Apartment-dwellers, nerve-racked office workers, pedestrians in city streets and all men with sensitive tympanums, pricked their ears to words of Engineer A G. Bissell, speaking last week before the U. S. Air Maintenance Conference at Mitchel Field, L. I. Said Engineer Bissell: "Engineering tests have proved that electrically welded joints in structural steel are much stronger than riveted joints. The advancement in electric welding is making possible the use of the process on a large as well as a small scale. Only a few further steps in this advancement are needed before it...

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