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Victor Nightingall : 08-June-2012
Victor Nightingall : 08-June-2012
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the inventor of the steel protective coating compound, inorganic zinc silicate. 

Location

Address:Upper Heidelberg Road, Warringal Cemetery, Heidelberg, 3084
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.751464
Long: 145.057469
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:October, 1997
Front Inscription

In memory of Victor Nightingall (1881 - 1947) of Heidelberg who in 1937 patented a i\unique protective coating no known as inorganic zinc silicate.

This coating protects millions of square metres of steelwork around the world from the ravages of corrosion.

Erected by the members of the Australasian Corrosion Association.  November 1997

Source: MA
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