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  • Description: Electrochemicals
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    • View of Experimental Station

    • Experimental Station
    • The principal research facilities of DuPont´┐Żs Electrochemicals Department are housed in this multimillion dollar lab at the company's Experimental Station. The building has 59 lab modules and offices, together with several large sample...
    • Analyzing invisible vapors

    • Manufacturing process of acetate rayon
    • An electric eye enables this ultraviolet photometer, at left, developed by scientist of DuPont's Rayon Technical Division and Electrochemicals Department, to see shadows of invisible vapors and gases in plant atmosphere. Here intake hose of...
    • Storage tanks for adiponitrile, a nylon intermediate

    • Nylon Intermediates Plants: Beaumont, Texas; Belle, West Virginia; Niagara Falls, New York; Sabine River Works, Orange, Texas
    • Picture above is a section of the adiponitrile storage area at the Niagara Falls plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals Department. During the manufacture of this nylon intermediate, furan, tetrahydrofuran and 1,4 dichlorobutane are produced. These...
    • Distributing ink onto rollers

    • Manufacturing and Testing Ink Pigments
    • Pressman Thomas McElhane distributes ink onto rollers of a flat bed press at DuPont's new Pigments Sales Service Laboratory at Chestnut Run, near Wilmington, Delaware. By means of a split roller, two colors can be printed simultaneously. The...
    • Coolers

    • Formaldehyde-Perth Amboy, NJ & Toledo, OH Plants-Belle, WV
    • These coolers perform an important part in the manufacture of formaldehyde from methyl alcohol (methanol) and air at the DuPont Company's Electrochemicals Department plant at Perth Amboy NJ. Methanol is first converted into gas and washed air is...
    • Distributing ink onto rollers

    • Manufacturing and Testing Ink Pigments
    • Pressman Thomas McElhane distributes ink onto rollers of a flat bed press at DuPont's new Pigments Sales Service Laboratory at Chestnut Run, near Wilmington, Delaware. By means of a split roller, two colors can be printed simultaneously. The...
    • Storage Tanks

    • Formaldehyde-Perth Amboy, NJ & Toledo, OH Plants-Belle, WV
    • These are the big storage tanks for methyl alcohol (methanol) at the Perth Ambo NJ plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals Department where formaldehyde is manufacture from methanol and air. The quantity of methanol produced formerly depended up on the...
    • View of research directors

    • Studies of Environmental Comfort (clothing)
    • Research directors of the DuPont Company guide the research work of the department. Here in a Rayon laboratory physicist Jack Ballou (in shirtsleeves) explains to them, the use of unique 'iron lung' in basic studies on fabric comfort. His audience...
    • Formaldehyde storage

    • Formaldehyde-Perth Amboy, NJ & Toledo, OH Plants-Belle, WV
    • Formaldehyde is made at the Perth Amboy NJ plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals Department and stored in these huge tanks until ready for shipment. Formaldehyde is a base for phenol and urea formaldehyde plastics, disinfectants, fungicides,...
    • Formaldehyde storage

    • Formaldehyde-Perth Amboy, NJ & Toledo, OH Plants-Belle, WV
    • Formaldehyde is stored in these big tanks at the Perth Amboy NJ plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals Department until ready for shipment. Phenol and urea formaldehyde plastics, disinfectants, fungicides, germicides, deodorants and numerous other...
    • Tank truck of Formaldehyde

    • Formaldehyde-Perth Amboy, NJ & Toledo, OH Plants-Belle, WV
    • Formaldehyde for phenol and urea formaldehyde plastics is being pumped into this tank truck at the Perth Amboy NJ Plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals Department. Formaldehyde is manufactured from methanol and air.
    • Drums of Formaldehyde

    • Formaldehyde-Perth Amboy, NJ & Toledo, OH Plants-Belle, WV
    • Drums of formaldehyde to be used for phenol and urea formaldehyde plants, disinfectants, fungicides, germicides, deodorants and other purposes are loaded and weighed in a single operation at the Perth Amboy NJ plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals...
    • Toledo OH Plant

    • Formaldehyde-Perth Amboy, NJ & Toledo, OH Plants-Belle, WV
    • A view of part of the Toledo OH plant of the DuPont Company's Electrochemicals Department. Formaldehyude produced here goes hciegly to the palstics industry where it is used as an impoirtant raw material in the manfuyatre of phenol, urea and...
    • Polyvinyl Alcohol Units

    • Polyvinyl Alcohol, Niagara Falls NY Plant
    • This polyvinyl alcohol unit at the Niagara Falls plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals Department is characteristic of the costly and complicated equipment used by the chemical industry. DuPont has an average investment of $26,900 per employee in...
    • Observing a catalytic reaction

    • Testing and Analyzing Finishes
    • The catalytic reaction being observed by this DuPont scientist is part of the Electrochemicals Department's long range research program. One dramatic result of this type of research was a new process for making vinyl acetate, a polymer intermediate...
    • Elvanol polyvinyl alcohol plant

    • Polyvinyl Alcohol, Niagara Falls NY Plant
    • This complicated array of pipes, stills, tanks and steel structure is a portion of the Elvanol polyvinyl alcohol plant of the DuPont Electrochemicals Department at Niagara Fall s NY. Some idea is gained of the intricate equipment required for the...

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