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NEWS AND NOTES Corrosion of aluminium alloys that one polythene cannot be said to be Corrosion advice bureau better than another without very strict A meeting of the Institute of Metals to The British Iron and Steel Research qualification regarding the use to which it be held at 4 Grosvenor Gardens, London, Association has formed a Corrosion Advice is to be put. Bureau in order to deal adequately with S.W.1 , on November 25 and 26 will in­ It is I.C.I.'s intention to develop pro­ the numerous enquiries that are received clude, on the second day, a discussion on ducts suited to particular major uses, even for advice on the prevention of corrosion 'Corrosion and Staining of Aluminium if, as is expected, this involves making a Alloys,' based on two papers published in of ferrous metals. range of products. The design of the com­ the May and June issues of the Institute's The Bureau will be situated at 140 pany's large-scale production units makes it journal. The discussion begins at 2.30 Battersea Park Road, London, S.W.11 possible to vary synthesis conditions over a p.m. Non-members of the Institute will (telephone: Macaulay 5511). J. C. Hud­ very wide range, and it has already been be welcome at the meeting and no tickets son, D.Sc., D.I.C., A.R.C.S., F.I.M., has demonstrated experimentally that the I.C.I. are required. been appointed head of the Bureau and process is flexible enough to enable the E. E. White, F.R.I.C., secretary. W. H. J. company to offer polythenes covering the Vernon, O.B.E., D.Sc., Ph.D., D.I.C., Polythene cheaper spectrum of available properties. Thus, as F.R.I.C., F.I.M., has been engaged as The home trade price of Alkathene brand existing applications expand and new ones consultant. of polythene was reduced by 3d. per lb. to develop, I.C.I. will be in a position to The services of the Bureau will normally 3s. 2d. per lb . on September 1. This will satisfy demand in respect of both quantity be free to members of the Association, and make Alkathene one of the world's cheapest and quality. also available to others on a fee-paying thermoplastics, according to the makers, basis. I.C.I. As the result of continued research and Corrosion award The Leonard Hill development, the economics of the pro­ John T. Richards, chief engineer, Penn Technical Group—October duction process have been improved, so Precision Products Inc., of the United that it is now possible to make 30 times as Manufacturin g Chemist — Tech­ States, has been given the Sam Tour nology in the Fine Chemicals Industry, 3 : much polythene in unit volume of the Award for his paper entitled 'Th e Corro­ Processes Involving Special Hazards; The expensive high-pressure reaction space as sion of Beryllium Copper Strip in Sea Quinoline Drugs; Synthesis of Adreno­ was possible 15 years ago. There is no cortical Hormones, 4: Recent Develop­ Water and Marine Atmospheres.' need to stress the effect of this on cost of ments; Preparation of Cosmetic O/W Emulsions; Progress Reports on Analytical Death of Editor of 'Food Manufacture' production. The oil-cracking process by Chemistry, Detergents and Detergency, which the ethylene is made gives a product Mr. Thomas Crosbie-Walsh, Editor of Cosmetics and Toilet Preparations, Anti­ of the necessary high purity and is the FOOD MANUFACTURE and a director of the biotics, Fertilisers. cheapest route available. I.C.I. believes publishers, Leonard Hill Limited, died on Chemical & Process Engineering— that, with continued growth in the scale of Chemical Engineering Reviews on Vacuum September 7 after a short illness. He Technique, Evaporation; Beet Sugar Re ­ manufacture and attention to the detailed was 74. fineries, 2 ; Heating Methods for Distilla­ economics and technique of the whole Mr. Crosbie-Walsh's life was divided tion Plant; Industrial Applications of Cal­ process from oil to polythene, Alkathene between two main interests: chemistry and cium Hydride; Fire and Explosion Hazards will become as cheap as any polythene in in Factories; Construction of Aluminium journalism. the world. Chemical Plant. In 1902 he went to South America on Food Manufacture.—Jam Manufac­ I.C.I. has also directed very considerable behalf of Borax Consolidated Ltd., as ture; The Lobster, 2; The Higher effort towards a better scientific under­ chemist, after which he practised as an Alkyl Gallates; Dried Pineapple from standing of those factors which affect the analyst and consultant in Buenos Aires. Kenya. consistency and quality of the product, Fibres—Wool Qualities for Specific In 1914 he was appointed chief chemist of Yarns and Fabrics; Quaternary Ammo­ and towards the exploitation of this Liebig's Extract of Meat Co. Ltd. He nium Compounds—Their Importance in knowledge to practical ends. became an Associate of the Royal Institute Textile Finishing; Ion Exchange Processes of Chemistry in 1918 and a Fellow in 1923. The simple picture of the structure of in the Textile Industry. polythene which was sufficient in 1939 to Petroleum—Photography in Oil Re­ Mr. Crosbie-Walsh then went to New search; Gamma-Radiography in Oil Stor­ explain its then known behaviour has now Zealand to do research and established age Installations, 3 ; Geophysical Methods been enormously elaborated, and it is himself permanently in London in 1932 as of Oil Prospecting, 1. realised that there are a great number of a consulting food technologist. Atomics—Assay of Radioactivity by variables which determine the finer details His full-time activities in technical Co-log Graphs; Recent Developments in of product behaviour. No single property, Nuclear Physics; The Second Radioiso­ publishing began in 1937 when he joined tope Conference, Oxford, 1954, 2 ; Calder such as melt viscosity (grade number), is Leonard Hill Limited as Editor of FOOD Hall—Britain's First Commercial-Scale adequate to describe a particular product, MANUFACTURE. During his career with Power Reactor. and it is now seen that a whole range of this company he was, in addition, Editor Paint Manufacture—Newspaper Inks; materials having different sets of properties of FOOD INDUSTRIES MANUAL, now in its Paint Deterioration; Physics in Paint Manufacture; Emulsion of Polymeric can be made by the polymerisation of 17th edition, and, for a time, Editor of Materials; Fungicides for Paints. ethylene. This is shown up by the slight DAIRYMAN. He was elected to the Board World Crops—The Cultivation of Blue­ differences between the several competitive of the company in 1949. berries; Catdamoms in South Western products, some of which are preferred to In an appreciation of Mr. Crosbie-Walsh India; The Natal Wattle Industry; Ramie others for particular purposes. Rate of Fibre—Its Cultivation and Development. in the current issue of FOOD MANU­ Muck Shifter—London's Next Tube; extrusion, surface finish, toughness and FACTURE, Mr. W. Leonard Hill, chairman Impact Resistance of Concrete; Using tear strength, low temperature resistance, of the company, writes: 'All his work was Waste to Advantage; Repairing Concrete freedom from solvent cracking, and chemical characterised by that touch of genius which Road Surfaces. inertness are all of great importance in one has been described as " an infinite capacity Building Materials Digest—Struc­ application or another, but no one poly­ tural Steelwork in Building; Prestressed for taking pains. . . ." To any in the Concrete Ribbed Roof for Bank of England thene yet combines all the best qualities, food industry it can be said: If you seek Printing Works; The Use of Mastics in and it may be that some properties are his monument, look around you in your Building. mutually exclusive. The situation is such libraries.' 302 CORROSION TECHNOLOGY, October 1954 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials Emerald Publishing

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Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials , Volume 1 (8): 1 – Aug 1, 1954

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Corrosion of aluminium alloys that one polythene cannot be said to be Corrosion advice bureau better than another without very strict A meeting of the Institute of Metals to The British Iron and Steel Research qualification regarding the use to which it be held at 4 Grosvenor Gardens, London, Association has formed a Corrosion Advice is to be put. Bureau in order to deal adequately with S.W.1 , on November 25 and 26 will in­ It is I.C.I.'s intention to develop pro­ the numerous enquiries that are received clude, on the second day, a discussion on ducts suited to particular major uses, even for advice on the prevention of corrosion 'Corrosion and Staining of Aluminium if, as is expected, this involves making a Alloys,' based on two papers published in of ferrous metals. range of products. The design of the com­ the May and June issues of the Institute's The Bureau will be situated at 140 pany's large-scale production units makes it journal. The discussion begins at 2.30 Battersea Park Road, London, S.W.11 possible to vary synthesis conditions over a p.m. Non-members of the Institute will (telephone: Macaulay 5511). J. C. Hud­ very wide range, and it has already been be welcome at the meeting and no tickets son, D.Sc., D.I.C., A.R.C.S., F.I.M., has demonstrated experimentally that the I.C.I. are required. been appointed head of the Bureau and process is flexible enough to enable the E. E. White, F.R.I.C., secretary. W. H. J. company to offer polythenes covering the Vernon, O.B.E., D.Sc., Ph.D., D.I.C., Polythene cheaper spectrum of available properties. Thus, as F.R.I.C., F.I.M., has been engaged as The home trade price of Alkathene brand existing applications expand and new ones consultant. of polythene was reduced by 3d. per lb. to develop, I.C.I. will be in a position to The services of the Bureau will normally 3s. 2d. per lb . on September 1. This will satisfy demand in respect of both quantity be free to members of the Association, and make Alkathene one of the world's cheapest and quality. also available to others on a fee-paying thermoplastics, according to the makers, basis. I.C.I. As the result of continued research and Corrosion award The Leonard Hill development, the economics of the pro­ John T. Richards, chief engineer, Penn Technical Group—October duction process have been improved, so Precision Products Inc., of the United that it is now possible to make 30 times as Manufacturin g Chemist — Tech­ States, has been given the Sam Tour nology in the Fine Chemicals Industry, 3 : much polythene in unit volume of the Award for his paper entitled 'Th e Corro­ Processes Involving Special Hazards; The expensive high-pressure reaction space as sion of Beryllium Copper Strip in Sea Quinoline Drugs; Synthesis of Adreno­ was possible 15 years ago. There is no cortical Hormones, 4: Recent Develop­ Water and Marine Atmospheres.' need to stress the effect of this on cost of ments; Preparation of Cosmetic O/W Emulsions; Progress Reports on Analytical Death of Editor of 'Food Manufacture' production. The oil-cracking process by Chemistry, Detergents and Detergency, which the ethylene is made gives a product Mr. Thomas Crosbie-Walsh, Editor of Cosmetics and Toilet Preparations, Anti­ of the necessary high purity and is the FOOD MANUFACTURE and a director of the biotics, Fertilisers. cheapest route available. I.C.I. believes publishers, Leonard Hill Limited, died on Chemical & Process Engineering— that, with continued growth in the scale of Chemical Engineering Reviews on Vacuum September 7 after a short illness. He Technique, Evaporation; Beet Sugar Re ­ manufacture and attention to the detailed was 74. fineries, 2 ; Heating Methods for Distilla­ economics and technique of the whole Mr. Crosbie-Walsh's life was divided tion Plant; Industrial Applications of Cal­ process from oil to polythene, Alkathene between two main interests: chemistry and cium Hydride; Fire and Explosion Hazards will become as cheap as any polythene in in Factories; Construction of Aluminium journalism. the world. Chemical Plant. In 1902 he went to South America on Food Manufacture.—Jam Manufac­ I.C.I. has also directed very considerable behalf of Borax Consolidated Ltd., as ture; The Lobster, 2; The Higher effort towards a better scientific under­ chemist, after which he practised as an Alkyl Gallates; Dried Pineapple from standing of those factors which affect the analyst and consultant in Buenos Aires. Kenya. consistency and quality of the product, Fibres—Wool Qualities for Specific In 1914 he was appointed chief chemist of Yarns and Fabrics; Quaternary Ammo­ and towards the exploitation of this Liebig's Extract of Meat Co. Ltd. He nium Compounds—Their Importance in knowledge to practical ends. became an Associate of the Royal Institute Textile Finishing; Ion Exchange Processes of Chemistry in 1918 and a Fellow in 1923. The simple picture of the structure of in the Textile Industry. polythene which was sufficient in 1939 to Petroleum—Photography in Oil Re­ Mr. Crosbie-Walsh then went to New search; Gamma-Radiography in Oil Stor­ explain its then known behaviour has now Zealand to do research and established age Installations, 3 ; Geophysical Methods been enormously elaborated, and it is himself permanently in London in 1932 as of Oil Prospecting, 1. realised that there are a great number of a consulting food technologist. Atomics—Assay of Radioactivity by variables which determine the finer details His full-time activities in technical Co-log Graphs; Recent Developments in of product behaviour. No single property, Nuclear Physics; The Second Radioiso­ publishing began in 1937 when he joined tope Conference, Oxford, 1954, 2 ; Calder such as melt viscosity (grade number), is Leonard Hill Limited as Editor of FOOD Hall—Britain's First Commercial-Scale adequate to describe a particular product, MANUFACTURE. During his career with Power Reactor. and it is now seen that a whole range of this company he was, in addition, Editor Paint Manufacture—Newspaper Inks; materials having different sets of properties of FOOD INDUSTRIES MANUAL, now in its Paint Deterioration; Physics in Paint Manufacture; Emulsion of Polymeric can be made by the polymerisation of 17th edition, and, for a time, Editor of Materials; Fungicides for Paints. ethylene. This is shown up by the slight DAIRYMAN. He was elected to the Board World Crops—The Cultivation of Blue­ differences between the several competitive of the company in 1949. berries; Catdamoms in South Western products, some of which are preferred to In an appreciation of Mr. Crosbie-Walsh India; The Natal Wattle Industry; Ramie others for particular purposes. Rate of Fibre—Its Cultivation and Development. in the current issue of FOOD MANU­ Muck Shifter—London's Next Tube; extrusion, surface finish, toughness and FACTURE, Mr. W. Leonard Hill, chairman Impact Resistance of Concrete; Using tear strength, low temperature resistance, of the company, writes: 'All his work was Waste to Advantage; Repairing Concrete freedom from solvent cracking, and chemical characterised by that touch of genius which Road Surfaces. inertness are all of great importance in one has been described as " an infinite capacity Building Materials Digest—Struc­ application or another, but no one poly­ tural Steelwork in Building; Prestressed for taking pains. . . ." To any in the Concrete Ribbed Roof for Bank of England thene yet combines all the best qualities, food industry it can be said: If you seek Printing Works; The Use of Mastics in and it may be that some properties are his monument, look around you in your Building. mutually exclusive. The situation is such libraries.' 302 CORROSION TECHNOLOGY, October 1954

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