Design & Manufacture

//Design & Manufacture

Formica Laminate Design

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

Formica® Laminate Design PHS member Sylvia Katz on Formica decorative laminates Figure 1.Main bar rotunda, Queen Mary ocean liner, Cunard White Star, 1936 Streamlined Art Deco interior created with glass, chrome and large amounts of [...]

Formica Laminate Design 2016-12-06T05:35:44+00:00

From Milk to Manicure Sets: The Casein Process

2012-07-31T17:26:20+00:00

Casein plastic is noted for its colour and wide range of decorative effects. It was produced in white, delicate pastel shades, vivid hues and black, including metallic and pearl effects. Transparent colours were not generally [...]

From Milk to Manicure Sets: The Casein Process 2012-07-31T17:26:20+00:00

The Poppit Experience

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

More and more the serendipity factor is seen to come to the fore as we investigate the history of the development of plastics materials and their applications. Poppit polyethylene interlocking beads - which like many [...]

The Poppit Experience 2016-12-06T05:35:31+00:00

Polyethylene – The New Insulating Material

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

The author left school in the 1930s and started work as an assistant at the Telcon/Submarine Cables laboratories at a time when gutta percha was still the predominant insulator. An informal connection between these labs [...]

Polyethylene – The New Insulating Material 2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00