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Polyethylene – The New Insulating Material

2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00

The author left school in the 1930s and started work as an assistant at the Telcon/Submarine Cables laboratories at a time when gutta percha was still the predominant insulator. An informal connection between these labs [...]

Polyethylene – The New Insulating Material 2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00

Pocket Knives: Simple But Vital

2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00

It is not uncommon to find both men and women who carry a penknife or the ubiquitous multi-tooled version known as the 'Swiss Army knife' and referred to in the past as a clasp-knife or [...]

Pocket Knives: Simple But Vital 2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00

Tupperware : The End Of The Party

2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00

Early in 2003, Tupperware UK announced the end in Britain of the famous home parties through which its kitchenware had long been exclusively sold. However, the company said at the same time that its products [...]

Tupperware : The End Of The Party 2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00

PHS makes a start

2016-11-16T08:30:33+00:00

The recent PHS coming-of-age celebrations gives us an excuse to roll back the years by asking some of our current members who were also present at the inaugural meeting in Hobart Place (4 February 1987) [...]

PHS makes a start 2016-11-16T08:30:33+00:00