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Stenogravures -   miniature works of art, technology and plastic. Carolyn Clark gives introduces us to an unusual use of Bakelite Figure 1. Patent application (1919) for machine to produce stenogravure Stenogravures are miniature pieces [...]

Stenogravures 2018-01-26T15:27:05+00:00



Faturan Ian Holdsworth and Ibrahim Faraj undertake an investigation into a mythical material. Figure 1. Friedrich Adolf “Fritz” Traun photographed in 1907 Figure 2. String of Faturan prayer beads Try this: Search eBay for Bakelite [...]

Faturan 2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Plastics In Dentistry 2


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