People & Polymers

A Stick In Time

2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

This review of the art of stickdressing is primarily a tribute to the work of Norman Tulip (1914-1995), an Honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Horners. 'The Victory Crook', in which a photograph of [...]

A Stick In Time 2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Conrad Poppenhusen

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

There are streets named after him in the city of Hamburg in Germany, and also in the village of College Point in Queens, New York City. That this small American town situated on a peninsula [...]

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

Experiences with Plastics Part 2

2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

Experiences with Plastics Part 2 Former PHS committee member Ralph Kay brings us the second of a series describing some of the earlier years of working with polymers and plastics through exciting times in industry. [...]

Experiences with Plastics Part 2 2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

Baekeland In Praise Of Hyatt

2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Two giants of plastics history came together when the Perkin Medal* was awarded to John Wesley Hyatt in January 1914. It was presented to him by Leo Baekeland, whose address on this memorable occasion is [...]

Baekeland In Praise Of Hyatt 2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00