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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
DuPont commercial highlighting vitreous enamel
Cavalcade of America Commercials Reel No.3
Larry Livingston of DuPont explains the process of laying vitreous enamel over iron to create such items as bathtubs, sinks and other household fixtures. Livingston further explains how DuPont's electrochemical department studied ways to use aluminum instead of iron in this process to make the products lighter and easier to ship. Chemists created vitreous enamel and Livingston performs a shock test with 2 pound steel ball. He goes on to highlight its use as signage and as a building material.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Segment from original FC253. Frame jitter throughout.
Television commercialsChemical industryResearch, IndustrialEnamel and enameling
1 reel (700 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16mm. (00:03:14:00).
QuickTime (.mov), 12367kbps, 48kHz, 23.97fps
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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