A black and white advertisement for Dowmetal, a magnesium alloy manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company. Depicts one man carrying a long metal beam to demonstrate how lightweight the material is. The accompanying text describes how the leightness of Dowmetal can improve a business's production method, ease machinery requirements, and lessen the cost of labor and transportation. The Dowmetal logo, a hand holding a winged ingot of magnesium, is located in the bottom right of the advertisement.
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Dow Chemical Company. “Magnesium and the Problem of Weight in Your Product,” 1951. Advertisements from the Dow Chemical Historical Collection, Box 8. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/vsaxpdy.
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