Science: Vacuum Distillation

That vitamins A and D can now be produced to sell as cheaply as good brandy is a fact which the chemical engineers of Arthur D. Little, Inc. let out of the pandora box of industry last week. The process simply requires distillation in a vacuum. This is an engineering feat so new that few industrialists know that it exists or what it means. Patents belong to English and Dutch concerns (Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Co. Ltd.. Batavian Petroleum Co.). In the U. S., Eastman Kodak Co. is using the method to...

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