Corrugated Iron Club

Building in Corrugated Iron

Henry Robinson Palmer (1795 ­ 1844, the founder of the Institute of Civil Engineers) is credited with inventing corrugating iron which renders the sheets much stronger (London, 1828). The process of galvanising protects the sheets from oxidising, it involves dipping in zinc which alloys to the steel surface preferentially sacrificing itself to weathering offering protection […]

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