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British Geon, injection moulding

Core Record

Title injection moulding
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer British Geon
Date circa 1950-1959
Description A short length of circular-section tubing, the inside reinforced with a helical rib like a screw thread, believed to be the first of its kind. According to PHS documentation it was made on a Francis Shaw hand machine and demonstrated at the British Industries Fair. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 11
Dimensions length 50mm, diameter 30mm
Materials plastic, PVC, polyvinyl chloride
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
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Method injection moulded



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