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The maximum weight which a brick wall would hold up is being determined in this image, using the largest of NBS' testing machines, the capacity of which was ten million poinds. Other types of construction, such as concrete, plywood, metal, and different varieties of brick, were included in the program on strnegth of materials for house construction.
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