Design & Manufacture

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Rutland Plastics

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

Rutland Plastics PHS Chairman Steve Akhurst reports on Rutland Plastics. Figure 1. An early company van. Note the old format telephone number. From the smallest English county comes a story of enterprise, ingenuity and perseverance. [...]

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

Decorative Laminates: 1911-1981

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Melamine-formaldehyde surfaced laminates have proved perhaps the most durable of applications (in every sense) for the early thermosets - and certainly the most striking from an aesthetic viewpoint. This article reviews their development over nearly [...]

Decorative Laminates: 1911-1981 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Dr Jekyll & Formaldehyde

2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

This article first appeared in the early 1950s in Punch. We think it amusing, perceptive and well written - a refreshing change from those 'twee', trivial articles on plastics which are such a feature of [...]

Dr Jekyll & Formaldehyde 2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

An Overview Of The Developments In Plastic Processing

2016-11-16T08:30:36+00:00

Plastics products can be sold at prices below that of their non-plastic equivalent due to the efficiency with which they can be successfully converted into finished products, often in a single process. The importance of [...]

An Overview Of The Developments In Plastic Processing 2016-11-16T08:30:36+00:00