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Apparatus used to discover polyethylene, 1933.

Collection:  SCM - Industrial Chemistry
Object Name:  equipment; laboratories; polyethylene
Maker:  Gibson, Reginald; Fawcett, Eric
Place Made:  England, United Kingdom
Date Made:  1933
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Description:  Assembly of equipment, partly original representing laboratory set-up with which polythene was discovered, comprising 1 original pressure balance hand pump pressure vessel ii supplementary : thermostat (see part records)

Object Number:  1983-408

Credit Line:  ICI Plc. New Science Group

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2 Related People

Fawcett, Eric
active 1929-1938, chemist, polythene co-inventor with Reginald Gibson, British
Gibson, Reginald Oswald
1902-1983, chemist, British
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