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  • Description: Aluminum
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    • Metals-Aluminum

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    • Before bauxite can become the metal aluminum, the alumina must be removed from it. A step in the wet chemical process for obtaining alumina (aluminum oxide) is shown here. Impurities are being removed from the solution containing the bauxite. In...
    • DuPont Magazine [February-March 1953]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Aluminum; Rayon; Nylon; Plastics industry; Paint industry;
    • Table of Contents: Sweetening industry's breath; The new aluminum siding; Teakettle to cat cracker; Tires: rayon or nylon cord; M.E., too; It's simplicity and crepe for '53; New film with a future; Cavalcade highlights; Mining the desert; Color...
    • DuPont Magazine [June-July 1954]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Agriculture; Pest control; Luggage;
    • Table of Contents: Chemical watchdogs; Little packages, little waste; Cold comfort for industry; We're first class spongers; Footprints; New jobs for Teflon; The fuels of tomorrow; Chemistry helps make the man; Industry's war on weeds; Paper's...
    • Energy, Nuclear

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    • Haddam Neck, Connecticut-Shown is the Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Plant at Haddam Neck, Connecticut the largest operating commercial nuclear power plant in the United States. The 575000 electrical kilowatt facility, started up commercially in...
    • Conveyors

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    • Aluminum covered conveyors snake across landscape, adding another weird touch to the Explosives Departments dynamite plant near Martinsburg, West Virginia. By eliminating old style powder buggies, conveyors reduce handling and speed the manufacture.
    • DuPont Magazine [August-September 1953]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Paint industry; Dyeing;
    • Table of Contents: It's not dream-stuff today; Man versus river; Aluminum's all-weather topcoat; Fast friend for wool; Chemicals against fire; The color guard; I travel with problem children; Forecast for fall; The drug that hunts for trouble; New...
    • DuPont Magazine [December 1955-January 1956]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Photography; Explosives; Plastics industry; Textile industry;
    • Table of Contents: Notes from a pioneer's diary; Is your portrait up-to-date; blasting caps need not be a problem; aluminum ceramics come indoors; The case of the sticking sheet; Assembly line for chairs; No shrinkage in this business; White...
    • Uses of explosive rivets

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    • DuPont explosive rivets are used by a maker of custom-built delivery trucks to attach aluminum exterior panels to structural members of vehicle in a blind fastening operation. One man, unaided, sets the rivers, applying heat with a DuPont riveting...
    • DuPont Magazine [May-June 1949]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Agriculture; Metallurgical industry;
    • Table of Contents: Our 147th year of business; 25 years of cellophane; High sign on the Hudson; Stretching land; Chemical scrubwoman; Dyed in the wool; Easier car washing; Young ideas for tired furniture; Aluminum gets a new face; Accent on color;...
    • V for Victory

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    • The symbolic V for victory flew across the New York City skies as five American Airlines Flagships in V formation thundered a powerful message to New York citizens to aid the nationwide aluminum drive. Double significant is the V with the overnight...
    • Laser fireworks

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    • Laser assisted machining is one of several advanced techniques being explored at the General Electric Research and Development Center in Schenectady, N.Y. to improve productivity and lower costs in the metalworking industry. In their experiments,...
    • Using cold rivets

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    • A woman riveter in a Consolidated Vultee aircraft plant receives a supply of once cold aluminum alloy rivets, wrapped in cellophane envelopes, similar to those developed by DuPont for frozen foods. The film keeps the rivets cold two or three times...
    • Using cold rivets

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    • Aluminum alloy rivets in the little cellophane envelope at the left will remain cold and therefore are drivable for an hour or an hour and a half, because of the insulating property of the cellophane, instead of only a half hour, as was the case...
    • Plant No.2

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    • The Perth Amboy plant of the DuPont Company's Electrochemical Department. Plant No. 2, shown above, makes formaldehyde, paraformaldehyde and hexamethylenetetramine. Plant No. 1, located a few city blocks away, manufactures ceramic colors,...

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