Then, Protection for Sails...Now, Superior Solvents for Enamels
Another Development in Naval Stores Made Possible Through Hercules Chemical Research
- Part of 1948 Hercules Advertisements
Advertisement for terpene solvents manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for use in varnishes and enamels. The advertisement details the varied uses of naval stores past and present, highlighting Hercules' discovery and development of new products and uses. This advertisement appeared in the July and August 1948 issues of Naval Stores Review.
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. “Then, Protection for Sails...Now, Superior Solvents for Enamels.” 1948 Hercules Advertisements, 1948. Records of Hercules Incorporated, Volume 1948. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/pn89d738h.
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