Design & Manufacture

MR. SWINDON’S BAKELITE MACHINE

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

MR. SWINDON’S BAKELITE MACHINE Not many people can compression mould Bakelite at home but Darryl Swindon can. Ian Holdsworth and Dr Andy Barhill investigate. Above left: Darryl Swindon and his tabletop Bakelite compression moulding machine. [...]

MR. SWINDON’S BAKELITE MACHINE 2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

The Birth And Development Of The Frido Vinyl Playball

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

The late Mr Siegmund Friedland headed V & E Friedland Ltd, and V & E Plastics Ltd. The former made doorbells and chimes, whilst the latter produced thermosetting mouldings for the Friedland chimes, and also [...]

The Birth And Development Of The Frido Vinyl Playball 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

John Smith, Casemaker

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

This article was first published in The Photographic Journal in 1995 and then in extended and revised form in Photographica World, no. 74, September 1995, as reproduced here with kind permission. Dr Hannavy continues his [...]

John Smith, Casemaker 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

BIPLE: A Pressing Story Part 2

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

Ivor Thompson continues his account of BIP Engineering Ltd. (BIPEL), the machinery subsidiary of British Industrial Plastics (BIP) from the 1950s up to the liquidation of the operation in the year 2000. Part 1 of [...]

BIPLE: A Pressing Story Part 2 2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00