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1 Conducting research at the Experimental Station 1948 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4466 DuPont Product Information photographs
2 Burning liquid samples in Experimental Station laboratory 1946 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) Assemblies of flasks, bubbler absorption tubes and enclosed lamps make possible the burning of liquid samples and the collection of the gases formed. Here a chemist and laboratory assistants at the Experimental Station operate apparatus for determining sulfur in liquid samples.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4415 DuPont Product Information photographs
3 Explosive Service Bulletin, What is the Proper Position for the Detonator in a Charge of Explosive? 1927-11-01 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator), Raskob, John J. (John Jakob), 1879-1950 (former owner) Newsletter of Explosives Department at DuPont.
John J. Raskob papers (Accession 0473) m473_20100712_009 John J. Raskob papers
4 Research laboratory at the Experimental Station 1935-11-04 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4467 DuPont Product Information photographs
5 Conducting synthetic textile research at the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Experimental Station 1941 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator), Rittase, William R. (photographer) DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4420 DuPont Product Information photographs
6 Apparatus assembly, Jackson Lab, Deepwater Point, New Jersey 1945 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4442 DuPont Product Information photographs
7 DuPont lab team discussing results of an experiment 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) The industrial chemist today stands in sharp contrast with the lone wolf inventor common even a little more than a generation ago. Although the initiative and creative thought of the individual is still of prime importance, the modern researcher is a team player with a strong sense of cooperative effort. Pictured here is a DuPont lab team discussing results of an experiment.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4449 DuPont Product Information photographs
8 Process Development Building of the Jackson Lab 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) In the Process Development Building of the Jackson Lab, there are small scale replicas of many types of equipment used for a wide variety of chemicals and chemical products. They are used by DuPont to prove the practicability of laboratory developed processes before full scale plant equipment is built.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4444 DuPont Product Information photographs
9 Determining a chemical reaction 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) A DuPont chemist uses electrochemical measurements to determine the course of an organic chemical reaction. This picture was taken at the in Department research lab at the company's Experimental Station.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4412 DuPont Product Information photographs
10 Purifying gases in laboratory at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Experimental Station 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) At the Experimental Station, DuPont carries out fundamental research as a vital part of its scientific activities. This type of research is conducted to uncover new knowledge without regard to specific commercial objectives. Here in a fundamental research study a chemist uses a complex vacuum train of glass apparatus to purify gases for subsequent study in the gaseous phase.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4432 DuPont Product Information photographs
11 High vacuum apparatus in the laboratories of the DuPont Chemical Department 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) This complicated piece of high vacuum apparatus in the laboratories of the Chemical Department of DuPont is used for measuring the surface are of fine powders, such as pigments. The process involves measuring the amount of gas such as nitrogen absorbed on
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4423 DuPont Product Information photographs
12 Analytical chemists at work in DuPont research laboratory 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) To guide the research chemist in his activities it is essential that the products he obtains be checked for their conformity to specifications. Also, new compounds are prepared which must be identified. The analytical chemist is a specialist, trained to perform these necessary services for the research chemist. In the photograph, the chemists are carrying out determination such as the titration of acidity, the measurement of viscosity, distillation by means of steam, the determination of...
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To guide the research chemist in his activities it is essential that the products he obtains be checked for their conformity to specifications. Also, new compounds are prepared which must be identified. The analytical chemist is a specialist, trained to perform these necessary services for the research chemist. In the photograph, the chemists are carrying out determination such as the titration of acidity, the measurement of viscosity, distillation by means of steam, the determination of nitrogen etc.
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DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4433 DuPont Product Information photographs
13 Special glass apparatus to determine sulfur in liquid samples 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) Assemblies of glassware of special and complex design are frequently necessary for the analysis of chemical compounds in the development of new and improved products. Here a chemist and laboratory assistant at the Experimental Station set up special glass apparatus to determine sulfur in liquid samples.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4414 DuPont Product Information photographs
14 Semi-works at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Experimental Station 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) Small scale plants called 'semi-works' like this one at the DuPont Company's Experimental Station are vital tools in scaling new processes from test tube to full plant size. The semi-works is a standard step in research to prove out laboratory studies and obtain a sufficient amount of experimental product for further testing in the field.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4469 DuPont Product Information photographs
15 Chemical pipe organ glassware setup 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) This 'chemical pipe organ' is one of the laboratory tools used in biological chemical research studies at DuPont's Stine Lab near Newark, Delaware. Its one hundred intricately connected test tubes help separate complex mixtures into individual components.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4413 DuPont Product Information photographs
16 An engineer studies the flow of gases 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) To develop data so that better process equipment can be designed represents an important phase in research. This is the type of work which is done at the Engineering Research Laboratory at DuPont's Experimental Station where this engineer studies the flow of gases through small particles of solid material in a 20 foot contactor.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4462 DuPont Product Information photographs
17 Two man laboratory at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Experimental Station 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) The two man lab is the basic research facility in the new buildings of the DuPont Company's Experimental Station.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4435 DuPont Product Information photographs
18 Reactor used in the development of a successful nylon salt process 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4455 DuPont Product Information photographs
19 Organic chemistry research laboratory at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Experimental Station 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) The research lab is the heart of the modern chemical industry. Large sums of money are annually spent for research. Many trained men are employed. The chemical operations demand the utmost care and are frequently quite complex. This image shows a typical set up in an organic research lab at the Experimental Station. The apparatus shown here is designed for carrying out distillations whereby various organic materials are separated and purified.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4456 DuPont Product Information photographs
20 Section of chemical store room, Jackson Laboratory at Deepwater Point, New Jersey 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4422 DuPont Product Information photographs
21 High vacuum apparatus 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator), Rittase, William R. (photographer) This complicated piece of high vacuum apparatus in the laboratories of the Chemical Department of DuPont is used for measuring the surface are of fine powders, such as pigments. The process involves measuring the amount of gas such as nitrogen absorbed on the surface of a given weight of the powder. The greater the amount of gas absorbed, the greater is the 'specific surface area'. In the case of certain extremely fine powders, the total surface area of the particles in one teaspoonful may...
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This complicated piece of high vacuum apparatus in the laboratories of the Chemical Department of DuPont is used for measuring the surface are of fine powders, such as pigments. The process involves measuring the amount of gas such as nitrogen absorbed on the surface of a given weight of the powder. The greater the amount of gas absorbed, the greater is the 'specific surface area'. In the case of certain extremely fine powders, the total surface area of the particles in one teaspoonful may run as high as 1,000 square feet.
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DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4417 DuPont Product Information photographs
22 New automatic controls for basic research tools 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) New automatic controls for basic research tools permit DuPont operator to run 12 stills at once instead of the customary four or five. This equipment is in the Polychemicals Department laboratory at DuPont's Experimental Station.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4409 DuPont Product Information photographs
23 Control panels in DuPont's Jackson Laboratory at Deepwater Point, New Jersey 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) Elaborate control panels on small scale units yield basic research data for the chemist. This panel is used for experimental work in DuPont's Jackson Laboratory at Deepwater Point, New Jersey. In this laboratory the DuPont Company conducts research on dyes and dye intermediates; neoprene and other elastomers; textile, leather paper, runner and petroleum chemicals; camphor and fluorinated and miscellaneous organic products.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4421 DuPont Product Information photographs
24 Test run of new experimental fibers equipment 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) Test runs of new experimental fibers are made on this equipment at the Carothers Laboratory at the Experimental Station.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4463 DuPont Product Information photographs
25 Conducting research at the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Experimental Station 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator), Rittase, William R. (photographer) DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_4416 DuPont Product Information photographs

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