GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Nov. 24, 1952


All-Round Coverage. Du Pont Co. announced it will soon build a plant to produce Mylar, a new Cellophane-like film which it claims is two to eight times stronger than other films and unaffected by wide-range temperature changes. Mylar will be chiefly used as an electrical insulator, in packaging, and as a magnetic recording tape. Price: $3 a lb. v. 55¢ for Cellophane.

Better Bird Dog. Cessna Aircraft Co. flight-tested a two-passenger plane powered by Boeing's small turboprop engine, the world's first turboprop light plane. A piston-powered model of the plane,...

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