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    • Explosives research

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    • At the DuPont Company's Experimental Station, Wilmington Delaware, this Explosives Department research chemist uses high vacuum, glass equipment in a study that may lead to a new chemical compound or a new and better way of making a known compound....
    • Explosives research

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    • Experimental tunnel at DuPont Company's plant at Pompton Lakes, New Jersey is used by Eastern Laboratory technicians to duplicate conditions in underground mines. Tunnel is drilled 100 feet into face of a stone cliff. It enables researchers to...
    • DuPont Magazine [February 1942]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Boat & ship industry; Nylon; Plastics industry;
    • Table of Contents: A service institution; Speedier ship construction; Meet the pacer; Nylon grows up at Arlington; Decalcomania; Plastics progress; How is it finished; Magnesite in crucibles of fire.
    • DuPont Magazine [August-September 1927]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Ammunition; Mining; Blasting; Textile industry; Automobile industry;
    • Table of Contents: Sketching the background; Sweep of the years; Resume of black powder history; Old black powder days; High spots of DuPont high explosives history; Forty-five years ago; Importance of chemistry in DuPont industries; DuPont...
    • DuPont Magazine [December 1945]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Nylon; Paint industry; Textile industry; Paper industry;
    • Table of Contents: Neoprene bounces ahead; Birthplace of nylon; Finished with dulux; New developments in coated fabrics; More and better low-cost paper; Fifty years of x-rays; War exhibit; DuPont traditions live on.
    • DuPont Magazine [June 1927]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Ammunition; Mining; Blasting; Textile industry; Automobile industry;
    • Table of Contents: Millions for leadership; Notes on a fine piano; North Platte irrigation; Beauty, softness, economy; Flexible tubing in coal mines; Ribbons of history and ribbons of rayon; Keeping pace with traffic; Why shell-rimmed glasses; How...
    • DuPont Magazine [April-May 1942]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Dynamite; Explosives; Furniture industry; Automobile repair;
    • Table of Contents: Research in the dynamite industry; Protection for fun; Posture, a factor in fatigue; Where nature left off; Chemical control saves paper; Making the old car do; Making water wetter.
    • DuPont Magazine [January-February 1922]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Textile industry; Dyeing;
    • Table of Contents: Some fast-selling Fabrikoid articles; Dumorite, the latest DuPont explosive; How the federal farm loan system can help the farmer improve his land; Raising a railroad bridge with dynamite; Broadening the market for Pyralin...
    • Testing for moisture

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    • A chemical test at the DuPont Company's Eastern Laboratory in Gibbstown New Jersey determines moisture content in dynamite ingredients. Here a chemist boils a sample with carbon tetrachloride and measures the amount of water. At Eastern Laboratory,...
    • Laboratory staff

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    • Shown at his laboratory bench is a member of the staff of the Eastern Laboratory of the DuPont Company's Explosives Department at Gibbstown, New Jersey. Established in 1902, this was the first of DuPonts research laboratories and is believed to...
    • Studying explosions

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    • Shooting laboratory blast on DuPont's Eastern Laboratory testing ground at Gibbstown, New Jersey enables technicians to study results with high speed motion picture camera, which takes pictures up to 8000 frames a second. Laboratory tests like this...
    • Glaze mill

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    • Powder is dried and polished in glaze mill, shown in photo, where coating of graphite is also applied to protect it from moisture. Tumbling in large drums for 8 hours accomplished entire operation. Finished powder then goes to pack houses, where it...
    • Wheel mill

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    • At wheel mill all ingredients-charcoal, sulfur and sodium nitrate-are grouped together by pair of wheels weighing 10 tons. For safety, the operator at Belin Works of DuPont Company leaves the building after charging the tub, as above.

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