Leadership

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Issue 24 and Volume 70.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Conducted by “He that questioneth much shall learn MUCH”-BACON NOTE—READERS of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING are invited to send in questions, which will be answered in the order in which they are received. Names are omitted from questions unless otherwise specified. Mill Construction To the Editor: At your earliest convenience will you kindly advise me just what is meant by “mill construction” when applied to buildings? I have been a constant reader of your journal for several years, and look forward to its coming each week. Sincerely yours, T. B. Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 28, 1921. Answer: Mill construction is so disposing the timber and plank in heavy solid masses as to expose the least number of corners or ignitible projections to the fire, to the end also that when fire occurs, it may be readily reached by water from sprinklers and hose. It consists in separating every…

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