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Subject: Re: You pr'ly don't now: Best floor paint? Date: 10/22/2012 10:05 AM
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For instance scientists just start mixing this with that until they get some kind of goo and depending on how quick it dries, they may call it paint, plastic, rubber, flubber, you get the idea.

LOL. I suspect that opinion is worth about as much as your "scienific" qualifications. You can't begin to imagine the amount of testing that goes into developing a product, the detailed measurements and documentation of conditions required to make the product. Heck, oftentimes you even need to work to develop your own tests, and present enough data to get the test recognized by authorities such as ASTM. This is often followed up with papers written and presented to one's peers at conferences, and working with customers to individualize the product for their needs. Then when things go wrong with their production, you need to know enough about their process to figure out where things went wrong, often having nothing to do with your product, but you solve it for them anyway so that they don't blame your product.

IP,
who was a developmental chemist before kids
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