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unfilled phenol formaldehyde


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Title unfilled phenol formaldehyde
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Date circa 1937
Description A straight sided bowl made from compression moulded unfilled phenol formaldehyde probably moulded as a sample in the 1930s. It is an unusual sample of unfilled PF, showing its translucence and glassy brittleness. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 181
Dimensions height 52mm, diameter 80mm
Materials plastic, PF, phenol formaldehyde (unfilled), bakelite - generic term
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.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method compression moulded
 

 

 

 

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