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Mass-Production Wiring

Electronics, Which Has So Greatly Aided in Speeding Production in Many Industries, is Only Now Beginning To Rid Itself of Its Own Wasteful and Antiquated Assembly Methods. Mechanized Wiring Techniques Promise to Bring True Assembly-Line Methods to the Manufacture of Electronic Equipment of All Types

By Vin Zeluff

Expanding Fields for Expanded Plastics

Rigid or Non-Rigid, Cellular Plastics Have High Strength-Weight Ratios and Many Possible Applications, Especially if Prices Can be Made More Competitive

By Charles A. Breskin

Fuels of the Future: For Ram-Jet Motors

Editor's Note: The accompanying article is the third of four, adapted by permission from papers presented at a recent Standard Oil Development Company seminar on Fuels of the Future. Each paper deals with different phases of fuels for engines of types now in use, under development, or projected. Together they summarize the general subject and furnish a glimpse of the fuels and engines which technology will be offering to transportation in the years to come.

By F. W. Schumacher

Hydraulic Bulging

Forms Metal Cylinders Larger Through Body Than Neck

Oil Field Analysis

By Following Tracer Through Sample Core With X-Ray

New Vinyl Uses

Include Fishing Tackle Cases, Axe Sheaths

Departments

  • 50 and 100 Years Ago: September 1947

  • Recommended

    Our Book Corner

  • Departments

    Previews of the Industrial Horizon

  • Arc Welding is being Handicapped

  • Porcelain Coats on Metal Bases

  • Better Grounds Make Better Factories

  • Industry Gets Nosey

  • Cylinder Contour Gage, Improved Casters, and more

  • Nuclear Track Plates, Cyanide from Gas

  • Industrial Digest

  • Automatic Plating Plant, Home Dust Precipitator

  • Vacuum Leak Detector, Pocket Ohmmeter, and more

  • Current Bulletin Briefs

  • Telescoptics

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September 1947