Science: Shower Curtains

The world's largest paint-spray booth is now abuilding at the Glenn L. Martin aircraft plant at Baltimore. The Brobdingnagian booth (152 ft. long, 100 ft. wide, 32 ft. high) will be roomy enough to accommodate any U.S. warplane (except the B19) whole or in parts. Movable partitions provide from one to eight sections for painting small planes and subassemblies. To protect workmen against spray vapors and reduce fire hazard, each compartment is equipped with a curtain of water through which air is drawn by huge fans. When all sections are operating, every minute...

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