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    • Uses of Mylar

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    • Plaques made by joining two thin sheets of Mylar polyester film carry chocolate candies from enrober to cooling tiers at Stephen F. Whitman and Son, Inc. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Plaques are easy to keep clean because of smooth surface.
    • Nylon products

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    • Wall drapes in the living room of The Nylon Suite a new deluxe feature of the Hotel Du Pont Wilmington, Delaware, are made of an F. Schumacher & Company floral patter screen print. Predominantly grey in tone, the drapes are all nylon twill, lined...
    • Drilling Lucite

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    • Standard vertical spindle drill presses of the fixed or radial head type are satisfactory for Lucite methyl methacrylate resin. Portable drills may be used, but even with special jibs they will not produce the most accurate results. Regular machine...
    • DuPont Magazine [October-November 1951]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Textile industry; Agriculture; Plastics industry; Tire industry; Copper;
    • Table of Contents: A new home in Tennessee; Ocean deep, tower high; Speedup in the darkroom; Look who's shopping now; Report on dacron; The farmer's million-dollar coat; Stronger muscles for the air arm; Birth of a toothbrush; Those tireless tires;...
    • Creation of nylon

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    • Probably the most dramatic moment in DuPont research history is re-enacted above-the birth of the first completely synthetic fiber, impractical for commercial use but true forerunner of nylon itself. Here chemist Julian Hill shows how he pulled...
    • Nylon knitting needle

    • Nylon
    • This circular needle for hand kitting has the proper balance of stiffness and flexibility because of the use of thin walled tubing extruded of DuPont Nylon joined to the shank of steel needles. The tube is reinforced at the juncture by an insert of...
    • DuPont Magazine [February 1937]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Textile industry; Paint industry; Fashion industry;
    • Table of Contents: From vegetable oils; A labor-saving hint from motorists; For pleasant living; News of a new blue; There's no mystery about a diesal; The eyes eat first; Nineteen miles through coal; Garments of DuPont rayon; Thick and thin lead...
    • Creation of Teflon

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    • Tubing 1/2 an inch, outside diameter, made from Teflon fluorocarbon resin is being extruded from the thin walled tubing extruder at the DuPont Plastics Department Mechanical Service Laboratory. Located at Chestnut Run near Wilmington, Delaware.
    • DuPont Magazine [July-August 1986]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Health care; Petroleum industry; Sculpture; Conservation & restoration; Cranes (Birds); Surgery; Coats; Fashion industry; Textile industry;
    • Table of Contents: Life-saver in a briefcase; Chronology of a north slope triumph; Restored to glory; Restoration footnotes; A matter of survival; Stopping pain with confidence; Comfort through thick and thin; Night shift renaissance; An idea of...
    • Final inspection

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    • A Dycril photopolymer printing plate gets a final check after being processed in less than 20 minutes. The plate is now ready for the press. DuPont introduced Dycril in 1957 and has invested more than $10 million over a twelve year period in the...
    • Puddling Mills

    • Steel industry; Industrial facilities; Industry;
    • From the Puddling furnace to the squeezer. The ball of near molten steel mixed with slag is ready to be dropped into the sqeezer where most of the slag will be removed. The remaining slag forms thin strands in the semi steel to become wrought iron
    • Puddling Mills

    • Steel industry; Industrial facilities; Industry;
    • From the Puddling furnace to the squeezer. The ball of near molten steel mixed with slag is ready to be dropped into the sqeezer where most of the slag will be removed. The remaining slag forms thin strands in the semi steel to become wrought iron
    • Types of printing plates

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    • Six types of photopolymer printing plates are now available from DuPont's first plant for Dycril at Parlin, New Jersey. These include the large unexposed plate in the background. This and two other types of thin flexible plates, as shown, are now...

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