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The Story of EKCO Plastics

2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

The Story of EKCO Plastics Ken Crowe, Curator of Human History at Southend Museums Service gives us a fascinating insight into the history and development of EKCO Plastics Figure 1. Moulding presses at the EKCO [...]

The Story of EKCO Plastics 2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

Making Plastics Work: Two Views From The Marketplace

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

What follows is based on a tape recording I made in 1993 with the author who had recently retired from BP Chemicals at Grangemouth, Scotland. Its special interest is that it covers the story of [...]

Making Plastics Work: Two Views From The Marketplace 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

Let Polymers Face The Music

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

A pity that we cannot bring to readers the extensive music which was the main feature of a recent presentation to the PHS under this title at North London University. However, the accompanying history of [...]

Let Polymers Face The Music 2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

75 Years of Polyethylene

2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00

For a material described at various times in its infancy as “not looking right,” and appearing “all soft and wobbly,” polyethylene has certainly exceeded all expectations placed on it 75 years ago. As the product [...]

75 Years of Polyethylene 2016-12-06T05:35:39+00:00