Advertisement listing a range of chemicals manufactured and marketed by the Hercules Powder Company for use in the textile industry, including pine oil, bleachers, and anti-foam agents. This advertisement appeared in the 1939 edition of Davison's Textile Bluebook.
Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Inc.) initially specialized in the manufacture of explosives and smokeless powders and subsequently diversified its business to encompass a variety of industrial products, including pine and paper chemicals, synthetics, pigments, polymers, and cellulose.
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Hercules Incorporated. “Hercules Chemicals for the Textile Industry.” 1939 Hercules Advertisements, 1939. Records of Hercules Incorporated, Volume 1939. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/gx41mj68z.
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