GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Mar. 21, 1955


Titanium Bolts. Standard Pressed Steel Co. of Jenkintown, Pa. has started producing titanium bolts for air frames and airplane engines. Main advantages of the bolts over the conventional steel type: they are stronger and less subject to metal fatigue, save as much as 1,000 lbs. in a plane's weight. Price: about $100 a lb.

Self-Solder. For the amateur solderer the Hercules Chemical Co. of New York City put on the market Swif, a regular tin-lead solder in a plastic tube. The do-it-yourselfer squeezes on Swif as he would toothpaste, then seals the joint with heat from a match,...

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