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General Electric History: Schenectady Works Welcomes You! Page 7

[Schenectady Works Welcomes You! is a tourist booklet published by General Electric in 1949. Full size images of each page are reproduced here, and the photographs are available individually at original and enlarged sizes.]

[Full page view of page 7 - 1x]

Chemical Department: Buildings 10, 29, 64, 67 & 77

The Chemical Department, with headquarters at Pittsfield, Mass., has manufacturing units of three divisions located at the Schenectady Works... The Chemicals division is responsible for the engineering, manufacture and sale of insulation varnish, the enamel for "Formex" wire, Glyptal resin, paints, plasticizers and miscellaneous products... The Laminated and Insulation Products division produces varnish cloth and tapes, and mica products used for electrical insulation... The Plastics Division produces "Alnico" permanent magnet materials for electrical apparatus.

[Glyptal resin being loaded for shipment to paint manufacturers - 1x | 4x]

[New kettles for the manufacture of improved synthetic resins to be used in Glyptal paints - 1x | 4x]

[Assembling a filter press for the production of high quality Formex wire - 1x | 4x]

[Horizontal varnish coating machine in Bldg. 64 - 1x | 4x]

[Pressing mica layer sheets in Bldg. 29 - 1x | 4x]

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