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Zimmerit Application
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 04:28 AM UTC
Not the typical "how do I apply zimmerit" question. I'm looking specifically for pictures of zimmerit being applied at the factory. What tools where used? Was scaffolding and/or work platforms used? Pictures of how zim was mixed. By a mixer or by hand? I've got a decent reference library and I can't find pics like this, just pictures of vehicles once the zim is on not while it's being put on.
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain / Espaņa
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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 04:39 PM UTC
Not easy question... factory photos are not that commom as far as I know, and even less about processes like zimmerit application or painting.

Perhaps the OKH Toy Factory book has something. Or the Spielberger books.
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Antwerpen, Belgium
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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 05:25 PM UTC
This is a very interesting subject Bob, if you would find pictures of the process please post them here.

Might not be very helpful, but in this Canadian-test document from the web they are talking about a 'roller' and 'fingers' (Germans might have used other technique of course)... :

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...Also there is comments of a Canadian test of a Zimmerit type paste/camoflage:
21 Army Group AFV Technical Report # 26, Amended