Plastics in Society

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Distillers Impact On The Plastics Industry

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

A Boardroom View by Ted Westnedge The years immediately following the end of the second world war are of particular historical significance. The move away from the traditional thermosets and semi-synthetics towards the newer thermoplastics [...]

Distillers Impact On The Plastics Industry 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

Celluloid And Photography Part 1

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

A vital element in the development of the cinema was the availability of a strong, flexible, transparent material that could act as a support for a series of photographic images. That material was celluloid. Photography's [...]

Celluloid And Photography Part 1 2016-12-06T05:35:33+00:00

Plastics in Britain – the earliest days

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

Plastics in Britain – the earliest days Percy Reboul Figure 1. Pricelist of the British Xylonite Company for the year 1896 In 1983, an article entitled ‘The British Xylonite Company Ltd of Homerton’ appeared in [...]

Plastics in Britain – the earliest days 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

Plastics Setback 1948/49

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

  In view of the recession in the plastics industry and the comments that have been made, I have endeavoured to set out my own views of some of the caus es and suggested some [...]

Plastics Setback 1948/49 2016-12-06T05:35:37+00:00