Architects memos - Technical information


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Title Memo Version
absorbing stuff! memo 117 November 2014
6 shades of grey memo 116 August 2014
a mine of information memo 115 May 2014
the good oil memo 114 January 2014
allergens in decorative paint memo 113 November 2013
by a nose memo 112 August 2013
glaringly obvious memo 111 May 2013
50 shades of !!! memo 110 February 2013
another reprise - colour durability memo 109 November 2012
touché memo 108 August 2012
the art of coarse painting (revisited) memo 107 May 2012
bleeding trees memo 106 February 2012
little red hiding good memo 105 October 2011
a stitch in time memo 104 September 2011
paint vintage memo 103 June 2011
radical memo 102 March 2011
less is more – yeah right! memo 101 November 2010
coloured oddments memo 100 September 2010
the unfolding story of sustainability memo 99 June 2010
next to godliness memo 98 March 2010
get 'em off! memo 97 November 2009
sun strokes memo 96 September 2009
natural is good, synthetic is bad - yeah right! (or a rationalist’s rant) memo 95 June 2009
any colour as long as it’s green memo 94 March 2009
natural but not naked memo 93 November 2008
slips memo 92 September 2008
the devil - is in the detail memo 91 May 2008
in the valley of the blind memo 90 February 2008
epoxies can be cured memo 89 November 2007
bread and butter memo 88 September 2007
on reflection memo 87 May 2007
spaced out memo 86 February 2007
hard cell memo 85 November 2006
really strong colours memo 84 September 2006
prima facie memo 83 May 2006
want a good raincoat - tough!! memo 82 February 2006
very 'orrible chemicals? memo 81 August 2005
how green is green memo 80 June 2005
generic specifying memo 79 February 2005
cool eh memo 78 November 2004
timberrr!! memo 77 September 2004
clearly concrete memo 76 June 2004
fit for purpose memo 75 February 2004
point of sale tinting systems - 2004
out damned spot! memo 74 November 2003
the amazing technicoloured dream coat memo 73 September 2003
leaky buildings memo 72 May 2003
weatherbeaten? memo 71 November 2002
hot topic memo 70 September 2002
ventilation? no sweat memo 69 February 2002
true blue memo 68 November 2001
au natural memo 67 September 2001
keen to stay green memo 66 May 2001
hydrophobicity... how repellent is it? memo 65 April 2001
a pigment of the imagination memo 64 November 2000
water water everywhere memo 63 May 2000
cool coalescings memo 62 March 2000
why 2K? memo 61 December 1999
rough call - lightweight cladding and monolithic finishes memo 60 October 1999
kiwi castles - or monolithic monsters? memo 59 August 1999
flowers of concrete - with a dash of lime memo 58 May 1999
canopy coating memo 57 April 1999
clones are people two! memo 56 February 1999
romancing the tone memo 55 December 1998
the problem of life on paint films memo 54 October 1998
straight and true - the path to a perfect lining memo 53 August 1998
humidity, temperature, water - waterworld ll memo 52 June 1998
waterborne enamels - an oxymoron surely memo 51 April 1998
painting elastomeric sealants - stretched to the limit memo 50 February 1998
colourful - colourfast memo 49  
more on durability memo 47 April 1986
the ultimatt? memo 46 August 1986
the art of coarse painting memo 45 June 1985
does your paint breathe?  yes - quite deeply when it gets excited! memo 44 April 1985
latex what? memo 43 March 1985
in at the deep end memo 42 November 1984
graffiti problems - clones are people two! memo 41 October 1984
coating guarantees memo 40 September 1984
improving the surface durability of timber - it goes against the grain memo 37 June 1984
clear timber finishes - now is that perfectly clear? memo 36 May 1984
colour and durability memo 35 April 1984
rust revisited memo 34 February 1984
varnishes or the oil on urethanes memo 33a December 1983
etch primers memo 33 October 1983
Resene Quick Dry - acrylic/primer undercoat memo 32 September 1983
condition of substrate - for exterior timber painting memo 31 August 1983
applied finishes for timber - exterior situations in New Zealand memo 30 July 1983
alkyd v. acrylic ll memo 29 June 1983
alkyd v. acrylic memo 28 February 1983
Resene paints in fire situations memo 26 March 1983
fire and the paint industry memo 25 February 1983
surface preparation - smoke damaged surfaces memo 24 December 1982
surface preparation - interior wall linings memo 23 November 1982
surface preparation - cementitious surfaces memo 22 October 1982
surface preparation - timber including reconstituted products memo 21 September 1982
coloured undercoats - they do make a difference memo 18 May 1982
specifying for interior painting memo 17 April 1982
sensational colour memo 16 March 1982
Resene X-200 - acrylic waterproofing membrane memo 15 February 1982
why semi-gloss enamels? memo 14 November 1981
another paint failure memo 13 September 1981
the problems with colour selection memo 12 August 1981
the problem of life on paint films memo 11 July 1981
Colorwood stain - its development and uses memo 9 May 1981
painting concrete surfaces - specialised products for specialised jobs memo 8 April 1981
painting concrete surfaces memo 7 March 1981
a new polyurethane paving paint memo 6 February 1981
acrylic roof paints for galvanised steel memo 4 October 1980
the origins of standard colours memo 3 September 1980
corrosion prevention of galvanised steel memo 2 August 1980
suggested systems for uncommon substrates technical bulletin 6
exterior woodcare products technical bulletin 5
interior woodcare products technical bulletin 4
interior wall finishes technical bulletin 3
roof paints technical bulletin 2
exterior wood primers technical bulletin 1
 

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