Pilot plant equipment for the manufacture of polythene, 1938.

Made:
1936-1938 in Winnington, Wallerscote and Northwich

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Pilot plant equipment for the manufacture of polythene, 1938. 9 litre reaction vessel, on wheeled trolley, in which the
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9 litre reaction vessel, on wheeled trolley, in which the first ton of polyethylene had been produced by December 1938. (Sectioned) Designed in 1936 by W.R.D. Manning and S.G. Marshall of ICI (Alkali) Ltd., Northwich, with two sections of rail.

9 litre reaction vessel, on trolley, in which the first ton of polyethylene had been produced by December 1938. (Sectioned). Designed in 1936 by W. R. D. Manning and S. G. Marshall of ICI (Alkali) Ltd., Northwich

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1977-260
Materials:
metal, paint, steel
Measurements:
rails: 1830 mm
type:
polythene
credit:
ICI Ltd. (Plastics Division)
status:
Permanent collection

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