Bower-Barff process

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Bower-Barff process

[¦bau̇·ər ¦bärf ‚präs·əs]
(metallurgy)
A method of coating iron or steel with magnetic oxide, such as Fe3O4, in order to minimize atmospheric corrosion.
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Barff dug deep to claim top spot on the grid with a lap time of 2min 2.
Barff started from pole and set about opening up a handy lead in the first half of the race, which included the race fastest lap, before handing over to Price who brought the car home to take overall victory in the one hour mini enduro race.
Barff was quick to acknowledge the team effort: "I played a small role as there a many people involved with the success.
Jane Barff was in the chair and was introduced by Gary Haigh who was a policeman for 33 years, 28 of which he worked as a detective, latterly as Dci on the Child Protection Unit.
Within a few laps he was behind the leading duo of Andrew Donaldson (Cytech Porsche) who was leading the Julian Griffin/Rob Barff (DXB Racing Dodge Viper).
The Big Society - Following my article recently on The Big Society, Jane Barff has very kindly sent me details of two more of our local gardening groups that help to hold the fragile fabric of our society together.
Gill Walker introduced fellow committee member Jane Barff who demonstrated her artistic ability in watercolours.
Pot Plants: Fuchsia in bloom: 1 Barbara Smith; geranium in bloom: 1 Barbara Smith, 2 and 3 Jane Barff; plant in bloom: 1 Betty Hutchinson, 2 Barbara Smith, 3 Jane Barff; plant foliage: 1 and 2 Jane Barff, 3 Linda Sykes; cacti or succulent: 1 Anne Firth, 2 Linda Sykes, 3 Brian Cockroft; begonia in bloom: 1 Barbara Smith, 2 Brian Cockroft.
Mrs Galvin's son Lance Cpl George Barff is currently serving in Afghanistan.
IN response to the letter by Mrs J E Barff, of Slaithwaite, (Examiner December 10) would she please be advised that there is a flood appeal for the victims of the recent torrential rains in the Cockermouth and Workington areas by the Cumbria Community Foundation?
It was designed by Jane Barff , made by Richard Greenhalgh of RG Cabinet Makers, of Bankgate Mills, funded by Community Spirit and put up by Andrew Coates.