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    • 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...
    • Alcohol Permit Paperwork from January 1929

    • The Company; Administrative Records
    • Paperwork for alcohol permits during the era of Prohibition that allowed for the manufacture of fragrance and cosmetic products, also included with this permit is a letter from Maurice Campbell, Federal Prohibition Administrator
    • 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...
    • 50,000 gallon alcohol tanks

    • Belle, West Virginia
    • 50,000 gallon alcohol tanks. Miscellaneous alcohol fractions. The background shows two of five process gas holders, ranging from 100,000 to 750,000 cubic feet capacity. Seen leaving the top of one of th tanks, center, is Frank Anerson of the Belle...
    • Elvanol polyvinyl alcohol plant

    • Polyvinyl Alcohol, Niagara Falls NY Plant
    • DuPont Elvanol polyvinyl alcohol manufactured by the Electrochemicals Department at Niagara Fall NY in the above plant, finds many unique and varied uses, ranging from oil resistant flexible hose to a knitting size for nylon hosiery. This versatile...
    • Elvanol polyvinyl alcohol plant

    • Polyvinyl Alcohol, Niagara Falls NY Plant
    • Solvent recovery unit in Elvanol polyvinyl alcohol area at Niagara Falls NY plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals Department. This versatile product finds use as a water resistant adhesive, textile warp size, paper size, emulsifying agent,...
    • New kind of soap

    • Synthetic detergent
    • Within the last few years, the chemist has developed a new kind of soap. Starting with ordinary vegetable and animal oils, the chemist now makes fatty alcohols which, in combination with sulfuric acid and other chemicals gives a new class of...
    • Methyl Alcohol Storage Tanks

    • Sabine River Works Orange TX and Belle WV Plant
    • Formaldehyde for plastics and other uses is made from methyl alcohol (methanol) and air. These are the big storage tanks for methanol at the Perth Amboy NJ plant of DuPont's Electrochemicals Department where formaldehyde is manufactured. The...
    • Refining crude alcohol

    • Sabine River Works Orange TX and Belle WV Plant
    • Refining of crude alcohol, represented by the two bottles on the bottom step, at the Belle WV plant of the DuPont Company's Polychemicals Department, produces five intermediate alcohols, represented by bottles on the second step, and finally the...
    • Vinyl resin gloves

    • Polyvinyl Alcohol, Niagara Falls NY Plant
    • Transparent gloves made from the new vinyl resin, polyvinyl alcohol now being introduced by DuPont under the PVA. They are impervious to the action of oils, gasoline and most organic solvents.
    • 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...
    • Belle Works

    • Manufacturing Process of Ammonia
    • Charging machine for water gas generator in which coke is heated and through which air and steam are blown to produce a crude mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide at the Belle WV plant of E.I. du Pont Nemours & Company. This is one of 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...
    • Belle Works

    • Manufacturing Process of Ammonia
    • Charging machine for water gas generator in which coke is heated and through which air and steam are blown to produce a crude mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide at the Belle WV plant of E.I. du Pont Nemours & Company. This is one of the...

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