The First Century of Plastics: Celluoid and its Sequel

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Kaufman, M., 1963. The First Century of Plastics: Celluloid and its sequel. The Plastics and Rubber Institute, London. This book covers the following: Acknowledgements - Foreword - Part 1 - 1. The Great Exhibition 1862 - 2. The birth of an industry - 3. Daniel Spill holds the line - 4. Celluloid comes of age in Newark, NJ - 5. The British Xylonite Company - 6. The ubiquitous celluloid - Part 2 - 7. Semi-synthetic plastics - 8. The first synthetic resins - 9. Providing the theoretical base - 10. The arrival of the thermoplastic giants - 11. The cataract - 12. From raw materials to plastics articles - 13. On to the second century - A chronology of plastics with 100 dates - Illustrations - Index

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MoDiPL : 0262
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1963

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