Design & Manufacture

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A violin made of Plexiglas

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

A violin made of Plexiglas® Friederike Waentig, Professor of Conservation at the Cologne Institute for Conservation Sciences, describes a fascinating project involving an unusual use of PMMA. The violin made of Plexiglas® (polymethyl methacrylate, PMMA [...]

A violin made of Plexiglas 2016-12-06T05:35:43+00:00

Plastics In Dentistry 2

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

Dr Brown started by drawing attention to St Apollonia, patron saint of dental patients, to remind us of the longestablished nature of toothache as an enervating illness. For many years dental decay was the major [...]

Plastics In Dentistry 2 2016-12-06T05:35:34+00:00

The Centenary Of Casein

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

The author was from 1954 involved in the production of casein by Erinoid Ltd. at Stroud, Gloucestershire. The first patent for this milk-derived plastics material dates from 1899, so this year marks its centenary. If [...]

The Centenary Of Casein 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Some Notes On Bakelite Corporation

2016-11-16T08:30:32+00:00

Following his accounts of General Electric Co. and Celanese Corporation in the immediately preceding issues ofplastiquarian, our American author now turns his attention towards Bakelite Corporation and its products. As one who spent nearly 45 [...]

Some Notes On Bakelite Corporation 2016-11-16T08:30:32+00:00