Print advertisement for Dowmetal, a magnesium alloy manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement features an illustrated depiction of a fleet of aircraft bombers alongside a graph documenting a rising production curve from 1915 to 1942. The accompanying text details Dow's extraction of magnesium from seawater and the use of Dowmetal in the wartime production of more lightweight and efficient aircraft, as well as the company's research into possible postwar applications.
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Dow Chemical Company. “Advertisement for Dowmetal Magnesium,” circa 1942. Advertisements from the Dow Chemical Historical Collection, Box 8. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/8dh4fnh.
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