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  • Description: Bristle
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    • Nylon paint brushes

    • Nylon Products and Industrial Uses
    • The paint brush with natural bristle, left, and the one with new tapered Tynex nylon bristle, right, have been used the same length of time The natural bristle brush is virtually worn out, while the tough, resilient nylon bristle brush show very...
    • Preparing bristle

    • Toothbrush Manufacture (pre-nylon) and Manufacture of Nylon Bristles
    • Bundles of raw bristle, used in the manufacture of toothbrushes, are first washed, bleached and sterilized and then dried thoroughly at the Leominster, Massachusetts plant of E.I. du Pont Nemours & Company. Trays of bundles of bristles are seen...
    • DuPont Magazine [October-November 1954]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Rubber; Agriculture; Paint industry;
    • Table of Contents: The world of plastics; Building in the Arctic; Jersey for the whole family; Evaporating washday drudgery; Industry's versatile bristle; Special assignments; Queen of quarries; Teflon in the electrical industry; You won't believe...
    • Preliminary step

    • Toothbrush Manufacture (pre-nylon) and Manufacture of Nylon Bristles
    • A preliminary step in the manufacture of toothbrushes at the Leominster, Massachusetts plant of E.I. du Pont Nemours & Company. A native Russian in the bristles department washing, bleaching and tying raw Russian bristles into bundles. The DuPont...
    • Edward Burke

    • Toothbrush Manufacture (pre-nylon) and Manufacture of Nylon Bristles
    • Edward Burke, technical assistant in Arlington semi-works development, operates one of the Plastics Department's first cut-off machines for tapered nylon bristles. He started at Arlington in 1912 and has worked on development of products for the...
    • Tying nylon hanks

    • Nylon Manufacturing Process
    • In this photograph the operator is shown tying nylon hanks in preparation for cutting the filament into short bristle length, bundles of which are later fed into automatic machines for bristling tooth and hair brushes. Photograph taken at the...
    • Completing the back

    • Process of Treating Fabrics
    • Certain types of coated fabrics require a soft or fleece back. Notable among these are those designed for table covers and upholstery fabrics. This photograph shows the operation where the nap or fleece back is completed at the Newburg, New York...
    • DuPont Magazine [November 1938]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Textile industry; Paint industry; Fashion industry;
    • Table of Contents: Introducing Exton bristle; Seeing lump coal C permissible explosive at work; Flight to the tropics; The story of Tontine; A unique sponge goes places; Malt beverages; Fall decorative fabrics.
    • DuPont Magazine [September 1940]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Textile industry; Paint industry; Fashion industry; Pest control;
    • Table of Contents: The need for leadership; Modern package design; Brushing up on bristle problems; Dyestuffs at the fair; Clean clothes mark the successful man; The richest hill on earth; What's new; DuPont research and pest control; Fabrics for...
    • Inspection of hanks

    • Nylon Manufacturing Process
    • This photograph shows the inspection of a hank of finished nylon which is ready for use as bristles in tooth, hair and industrial brushes. On either side of the hank which is being inspected are hanks which have been tied up in preparation to being...
    • Inspection of hanks

    • Nylon Manufacturing Process
    • This photograph shows the inspection of a hank of finished nylon which is ready for use as bristles in tooth, hair and industrial brushes. On either side of the hank which is being inspected are hanks which have been tied up in preparation to being...
    • Nylon paint brushes

    • Nylon Products and Industrial Uses
    • Good paint bristles must be tapered, tough and resilient. These new tapered nylon paint brush bristles in the bundles are superior replacements for long, lithe pig bristles from China and Russia. The first satisfactory tapered bristle ever made by...
    • Tying nylon hanks

    • Nylon Manufacturing Process
    • In this photograph the operator is shown tying nylon hanks in preparation for cutting the filament into short bristle length, bundles of which are later fed into automatic machines for bristling tooth and hair brushes. Photograph taken at the...

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