Design & Manufacture

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

Buttons and Bows

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

When reading about ancient technologies that were practised for millennia by our ancestors, one is struck by their resourcefulness in adapting the raw material that was available. They observed and experimented, and gradually improved their [...]

Buttons and Bows 2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

Bakelite Egg Cups

2016-12-06T05:35:45+00:00

Bakelite Egg Cups Dr Tam Llewellyn-Edwards gives us an overview of this interesting topic with illustrations from his own collection Figure 1. A section from the author’s egg cup collection Introduction Bakelite® egg cups have [...]

Bakelite Egg Cups 2016-12-06T05:35:45+00:00

History & Development of the Vinyl LP Record

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

When this paper was presented in full to the PHS in February 1991 the inevitable question was ' How long will the LP survive as the result of the aggressive marketing of the Compact Disc [...]

History & Development of the Vinyl LP Record 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00