Design & Manufacture

//Design & Manufacture

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 Plastics2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Parmali: Progress Towards Permanence

2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

In 1937 The New Insulation Company was established in a former Gloucester City Tramways depot. The product was a composite material of wood and phenolic resin primarily intended for the heavy electrical industry. In its [...]

Parmali: Progress Towards Permanence2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

Keratin Kitsch

2016-12-06T05:35:31+00:00

The discussion that followed the recent talk to the PHS to which the author refers showed clearly that what is for one person 'kitsch' (dictionary definition: 'work in any of the arts that is pretentious [...]

Keratin Kitsch2016-12-06T05:35:31+00:00

Plastics Processing Machinery – The Vital Partner

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

The development of the plastics industry over the past 150 years or so has been achieved by the introduction of new plastics materials hand-inhand with the development of machines for processing them. Parkesine was indeed [...]

Plastics Processing Machinery – The Vital Partner2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00