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Sample of early syntactic foam developed at EG&G around 1963

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Martin Klein Collection
Object type: syntactic foam
Maker: Emerson & Cuming (now Trelleborg)
Date made: 1963
Materials: plastic; syntactic foam
Measurements: 2 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in x 5 in

Sample of syntactic foam using plastic spheres developed at EG&G by Phillip T. Scola and Harry Chorney. This sample obtained by Martin Klein from Emerson and Cuming (later Trelleborg). See email in file 2009.010.001 from MIT Professor Roz Williams in Klein Archives box.