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    • Acid area

    • Manufacturing Process of Dynamite including historic methods
    • Dynamite products starts at the acid area in the Repauno, New Jersey plant of the DuPont Company, where operator is shown hoeing finely ground sodium nitrate, an essential raw material, into the endless chain loader.
    • Woman biking to work

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    • Twenty-one year old Beatrice Vienna and over 450 of her follow employees now ride bicycles to work at Vega Aircraft Corporation to save essential rubber for the war effort. Married to aircraft worker, Art Vienna, Beatrice is one of the many women...
    • DuPont Magazine [January 1918]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Firearms industry; Defense industry;
    • Table of Contents: Food Production and Conservation; The Disappearance of Wall Paper; Motor Trucks v. L. C/L.; Coal Essential to Peace and War; O.V. the Head of the Family; The Opportunity of the Small Quarry; Dynamite, a Factor in Farm...
    • View of Antioch plant

    • Antioch, California plant
    • DuPont's Antioch, California plant is an outdoor maze of multi-level piping, chemical stills and process tanks inter-connected to run on a continuous basis. Piping is an essential part of tetraethyl lead manufacturing process. Because much of this...
    • Reflux Units

    • Testing of Dyes
    • The equipment illustrated is typical of what the visitor will see in most research and application laboratories. Known as reflux units, they are used as testing instruments in ascertaining the resistance of a brown dye to various metals. Each flask...
    • View of Brevard plant

    • Brevard, North Carolina
    • The nation's first full scale plant for the manufacture of hyper pure silicon constructed by the DuPont Company at Brevard, North Carolina. Silicon, developed by the DuPont for use in radar during Worked War II, is a vital raw material in the...
    • View of Antioch plant

    • Antioch, California plant
    • DuPont's Antioch, California plant is an outdoor maze of multi-level piping, chemical stills and process tanks inter-connected to run on a continuous basis. Piping is an essential part of tetraethyl lead manufacturing process. Because much of this...
    • View of Antioch plant

    • Antioch, California plant
    • DuPont's Antioch, California plant is an outdoor maze of multi-level piping, chemical stills and process tanks inter-connected to run on a continuous basis. Piping is an essential part of tetraethyl lead manufacturing process. Because much of this...
    • Boiling off Freon

    • Manufacturing Process of Freon
    • In addition to a moisture removal process, purity is a prime essential in the manufacture of Freon fluorinated hydrocarbon refrigerants and represents 70% of the process. Here a chemical operator at the Organic Chemicals Department's Chambers Works...
    • View of Antioch plant

    • Antioch, California plant
    • DuPont's Antioch, California plant is an outdoor maze of multi-level piping, chemical stills and process tanks inter-connected to run on a continuous basis. Piping is an essential part of tetraethyl lead manufacturing process. Because much of this...
    • View of Antioch plant

    • Antioch, California plant
    • DuPont's Antioch, California plant is an outdoor maze of multi-level piping, chemical stills and process tanks inter-connected to run on a continuous basis. Piping is an essential part of tetraethyl lead manufacturing process. Because much of this...
    • Repauno, New Jersey Explosives Plant

    • Repauno, New Jersey plant (historical) dynamite plant
    • In 1880, the first charge of nitroglycerine was produced at the Repauno dynamite pant in a building similar in architecture and construction to the one above-as waste acid building. This structure was still in operation until 1954 when the company...
    • DuPont Magazine [March-April 1976]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Glue; Fashion industry; Plastics industry; Boats; Paint industry; Airplane industry;
    • Table of Contents: Voices of experience; Sticking with quality; The people are revolting; In the wake of the leaders; Cleanup unit on wheels; Airworthy insulation; Extra life for baghouse filters; Protecting society's protectors; When cleanliness...
    • The miro balance

    • Research Tools and Apparatus
    • The micro balance, shown here in the Chemical Department's Analytical Laboratory at DuPont's Experimental Station is one of the essential tools of modern chemistry, which demands a high degree of measuring accuracy. The human hair eight inches...
    • Memphis TN Plant

    • Hydrogen Cyanide Memphis TN Plant
    • Some of the massive equipment needed to produce hydrogen cyanide at the Memphis TN plant of theDuPont Company. Natural gas, ammonia and air are combined under nbeat and pressure to form hydrgogen cyanide, which is then reacted with caustic soda to...
    • View of recovery units

    • Camden, South Carolina May Plant
    • At Camden, South Carolina spires of industry rise above the woods and fields of nearby Kershaw County, where E.I. du Pont Nemours & Company has built the first full scale commercial plant for manufacturing Orlon acrylic fiber in the world. Above...

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