GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Mar. 12, 1951


Squeezed Blades. Curtiss-Wright Corp. has developed a method to squeeze out airplane propeller blades like toothpaste by forcing red-hot alloy steel through dies under enormous pressure. By saving 40% of the man-hours formerly used in machining and finishing, Curtiss-Wright says that one of its giant presses can now turn out three times as many blades a day as the entire aircraft industry did daily during World War II.

New Synthetic. E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. announced a trade name, "Amilar," for its newest synthetic, which resists mold and mildew, launders easily and, unlike nylon, will not...

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