Plastics in Society

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The Early Years Of Artificial Fibres

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

Natural fibres such as wool, cotton and flax have an ancient history. Other natural but unusual fibres utilised have included spiders' webs, and of course the cocoon filament of the silkworm turned into luxurious silk. [...]

The Early Years Of Artificial Fibres 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

Decorative Laminates: 1911-1981

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

Melamine-formaldehyde surfaced laminates have proved perhaps the most durable of applications (in every sense) for the early thermosets - and certainly the most striking from an aesthetic viewpoint. This article reviews their development over nearly [...]

Decorative Laminates: 1911-1981 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00