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    • Texas Towers

    • Radar; Towers;
    • Written on back: "Famed 'Texas Towers' of the Continental Radar Warning System wear leggings of Lukens Monel clad steel which reach from beneath the water level to above the splash level to provide protection against action of the salt water."...
    • DuPont Magazine [August-September 1955]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Textile industry; Toothbrushes; Pest control; Paint industry; Agriculture;
    • Table of Contents: Taking the heat off industrial workers; Rising chemical stars; Pressure cooking squeezes color into the man-made fibers; New horizons 10,000 feet down; Dacron on duty; Spare that toothbrush; Giving suede a new face; Harnessing...
    • DuPont Magazine [August-September 1954]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Dyeing; Textile industry; Plastics industry; Nylon; Coal;
    • Table of Contents: It fits the pattern; Highland highway; Dyeing man-made fibers; He makes news live; The CZC story; Work made easier; You can wash this raincoat; One man's secret of selling; Orlon in uniform; The latest in dental units; Compatible...
    • Traffic

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    • Imagine six lanes of cars jammed almost bumper to bumper across the vast arch of a man-made rainbow in the sky. Looking west from the top of the tollgate canopy at the San Francisco-Oakland bay bridge. The incline of the ramp is greatly exaggerated...
    • Experimental weaving

    • Staple to spinning to weaving operation, regardless of textile
    • Warp ends feed from beam into loom in weaving operation. Operator must make careful check of quality as completed fabric emerges. Loom is part of experimental facilities of DuPont Textile Research Laboratory at Chestnut Run near Wilmington,...
    • Fibers in storage hopper

    • Staple to spinning to weaving operation, regardless of textile
    • Staple from man-made textile fibers rolling from a storage hopper into a baling press for shipment to mills which process it into spun yarns on the cotton, woolen, worsted, or other established spinning systems.
    • Spun yarns

    • Staple to spinning to weaving operation, regardless of textile
    • Spun yarns from staple-whether cotton, wool, any natural or man-made fiber-are bulky an fuzzy compared with continuous-filament yarn, which is smooth. Sweaters, suits and the like are made from spun yarns, which are made from staple. Ladies' full...
    • DuPont Magazine [August-September 1956]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Dyeing; Textile industry; Paint industry; Plastics industry; Nylon; Agriculture; Mills;
    • Table of Contents: Man-made dyes: the first 100 years; Pepperell peps up striped sheets; Brighter skins for modern buildings; Travel light, and love it; The news behind new car wax; Rocket engines sit for their portraits; bucket and brush go...
    • Shrinking the felt

    • Non-woven synthetic textiles
    • Shrinking by chemical action or heat is final step in production of non-woven felt of synthetic fibers in process developed through DuPont research. Wide batt enters machine at right, emerges as narrower strip of felt at left. Density, hardness and...
    • DuPont Magazine [April-May 1955]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Weeds; Textile industry; Plastics industry; Mobile home living;
    • Table of Contents: New weapons in the war on weeds; This fabrilite breathes; They take their homes with them; Outboard without roar; Paper from man-made fibers; Ever hear of fiberfill; The right light for the job; Why high compression car engines;...
    • DuPont Magazine [October 1936]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Textile industry; Paint industry; Fashion industry; Furniture industry;
    • Table of Contents: From air, water and coal; Industry's winged heels lead on to a new world; The man-made Caterpillar; A curtain call for Cellophane; Restoring our disappearing farm lands; More about decorative fabrics; Carving roads in Oahu;...
    • Rayon and acetate in fashion

    • Rayon Products
    • Flattering, full bodied moire faille of DuPont Rayon and acetate is used for this dramatic hostess gown. Design to turn a simple evening at home into a full-fledged occasion, the gown has a lovely, lustrous surface that is particularly beautiful in...
    • DuPont Magazine [July-August 1969]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Sailboats; Sports; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Golf;
    • Table of Contents: ESS:solid state conversion piece; Moving on a breath of air; The old ball game; Putting the bite on plastic pipe; Corduroy with man-made muscle; The bantamweight beauty; The earth's image; A roller worth it's salt; What's new.
    • DuPont Magazine [February-March 1957]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Weeds; Textile industry; Shoe industry; Plastics industry;
    • Table of Contents: Made for the outer limits; Conquests by Karmex weed killer extraordinary; Oil and water do mix; This printing stars in the darkroom; Deskbound deadeye scores upset; Latest in blends, dacron and flax; Shoes keep step; Reciting the...
    • Pioneering Research Laboratory

    • Testing and experimentation with synthetic textiles
    • Pioneering Research Laboratory of the DuPont Companys Textile Fibers Department, where initial investigations are conducted on man-made textile fibers. The laboratory is a part of the $30,000,000 expansion of DuPont's Experimental Station which was...

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