Airplane Cloth Plated with Nickel

Airplane Cloth Plated with Nickel

A process is being developed by a Newark, N. J., inventor for nickel plating cloth used in airplane construction so as to make it fireproof. The object to be plated, if cloth or wood, is first given a metallic bath and then heated to a certain point and dipped in the nickel solution. It is believed that the process may also be applied to fireproofing other combustible materials.

Funds Being Raised in Ardmore, Pa.—Funds are being raised in Ardmore, Pa., for the purchase of an 85-foot aerial ladder. Firemen will make a house to house canvas for contributions.

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