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    • circa 1949

    View of two engineers, Stanley Bilker (background) and Ralph Harper (foreground), operating the calender sheeting machine at the the Naval Air Experimental Station's Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory. The…

    • circa 1949

    General view of the Dynamic Test Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station showing forced vibration machines and other equipment used to test rubber articles produced at the Station under simulated service…

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    General view of the Mogul Experimental Mixer used in the Naval Air Experimental Station's Sealants and Adhesives Laboratory. Equipped with "Z" type agitators and a tilting chamber fitted with a removable,…

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    General view of the Goodrich Flexometer used in the Naval Air Experimental Station's Dynamic Test Laboratory. The flexometer was used to determine the heat build-up and hysteresis characteristics of rubber specimens…

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    Set of standard test specimen molds and vulcanized rubber products produced and used in the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. This photograph was included in a 1949…

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    General view of the Sealants and Adhesives Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station showing assorted samples of viscous materials and equipment used to manufacture and test sealants and adhesives of both rubber…

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    General view of the Emerson Oxygen Aging apparatus, with two bombs, housed in the Naval Air Experimental Station's Oven and Accelerated Aging Room. Located inside a shelter within the aging room, this apparatus and…

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    General view of the Weathering Room at the Naval Air Experimental Station. Visible in the photograph is an Atlas Fade-o-meter and several accelerated weathering units used to evaluate the effects of stimulated service…

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    General view of an electronically-controlled constant rate of load tensile machine used in the Naval Air Experimental Station's Physical Properties Laboratory. Tensile machines are commonly used to subject materials…

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    Plastometers, resiliometers, and other apparatus used to evaluate rubber and rubber-like materials in the Naval Air Experimental Station's Physical Properties Laboratory. The instruments visible in the photograph are…

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    General view of the Physical Properties Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station showing assorted equipment used for the evaluation of rubber and rubber-like materials. Machinery and apparatus used in the…

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    General view of the Latex and Chemical Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. An assortment of laboratory glassware, apparatus, and instruments used for various phases of experimental and developmental work…

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    Assorted latex mixers and stirrers used in the Naval Air Experimental Station's Latex and Chemical Laboratory to mechanically froth, foam, and mix latex. The machines depicted in the photograph are identified as follows…

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    Charlotte experimental colloid mill used in the Naval Air Experimental Station's Latex and Chemical Laboratory for the preparation of finely divided dispersions and emulsions. This photograph was included in a 1949…

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    General view of the Rubber Ingredient and Weigh-Up Room at the Naval Air Experimental Station. Adjacent to the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory, the room contained cupboards and bins housing over…

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    Set of standard test specimen molds and dies used in the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. This photograph was included in a 1949 Naval Air Experimental Station report…

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    Portable Pyrometer and accessories used to take accurate temperature measurements of roll surfaces and platens in the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. This photograph…

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    View of a worker removing a tensile sheet from a mold used in the hydraulic press at the Naval Air Experimental Station's Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory. The hydraulic press is a 200-ton capacity…

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    General view of the Mooney Viscometer in the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. At the laboratory, the viscometer was used to determine the plasticity and scorch rate of…

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    Set of rubber compounding and vulcanization tools and knives used in the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. This photograph was included in a 1949 Naval Air Experimental…

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    View of a worker closing the hydraulic press in the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. This unit is a 200-ton capacity Williams-White Moline machine equipped with three…

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    General view of the hydraulic press in the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. This unit is a 200-ton capacity Williams-White Moline machine equipped with three 24" x 24"…

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    General view of the Steam Vulcanizer in the Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory at the Naval Air Experimental Station. Also known as an autoclave, the vulcanizer was use to cure, i.e. toughen or harden polymer…

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    View of a worker holding a piece of rubber tubing as it is extruded from the tuber machine in the Naval Air Experimental Station's Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory. This tuber, a variable speed H.P. Royle…

    • circa 1949

    View of two engineers, Stanley Bilker (background) and Ralph Harper (foreground), operating the calender sheeting machine at the the Naval Air Experimental Station's Rubber Compounding and Processing Laboratory. The…