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    • Peacetime rivets

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    • New DuPont explosive rivet, improved for peacetime use in mass production. Speeds up fabrication of bus body parts. Single operator sets rivets with electrically heated DuPont riveting iron which discharges explosive in rivet expanding it to make...
    • Martin bombers

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    • The rear gunner of the Martin bombers are also protected by Plexiglas enclosures which can be revolved mechanically to train multiple machine guns at planes attacking from the rear. Resembling the dome of an astronomical observatory the enclosure...
    • DuPont Magazine [October 1941]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Textile industry; Food industry; Nylon; Plastics industry;
    • Table of Contents: Champions of their class; Chemistry speeds up textile bleaching; To help America conserve food; Tufts by the billions; Nylon tells a story; Kraft cheese goes to market; No more bottenecks in self-service stores.
    • Cordura rayon

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    • A recent development in the textile field that is growing in importance is Cordura rayon. This rayon yarn was made expressly for the manufacturing of cords for bus, truck and passenger car tires. Because of its high strength and its ability to...
    • Laser fireworks

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    • Laser assisted machining is one of several advanced techniques being explored at the General Electric Research and Development Center in Schenectady, N.Y. to improve productivity and lower costs in the metalworking industry. In their experiments,...
    • At your fingertips

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    • The new IBM Personal Computer offers a complete, affordable business system for office use. Operating at speeds measured in millionths of a second, it can generate and display charts, graphs, text and numerical information. Business...
    • People, products and progess

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    • The first practice flying saucer may turn out to be this plane that will carry 100 passengers at speeds of 600 miles per hour. Six pivoting jet engines mounted around the edge of the plane will life it and land it almost vertically with downward...
    • Pennsylvania Railroad

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    • 25 of these giant new type steam locomotive for freight service are being built by the PRR to draw wartime trains of 125 loaded cars at speeds in excess of 50 mph. The new engine develops more power in its working range than any steam locomotive...
    • Cordura rayon

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    • A recent development in the textile field that is growing in importance is Cordura rayon. This rayon yarn was made expressly for the manufacturing of cords for bus, truck and passenger car tires. Because of its high strength and its ability to...

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