GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Oct. 1, 1951

GOODS & SERVICES New Ideas Homing Tubes. An automatic system of pneumatic delivery tubes, developed by I.T. & T., went into operation in the Bridgeport Brass Co. The robot system routes carriers throughout the plant through a network of tubes, works on the same principle as a dial telephone. The operator sets a dial on the carrier, and electric contacts along the way send it to any one of nine plant stations.

Spartan Sparker. Boeing Airplane Co. has developed a new antifouling sparkplug for gas engines that it says is the "first significant...

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