Slab of solid Ca alginate foam

Made:
1944 in Cambridge

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Slab of solid Ca alginate foam. Made in imitation of balsa Wood (as a subsitute for use in the Mosquito Aeroplane). Density is ca. 0.1g/ml. Made by P.H. Plesch at Cefoil Ltd, 1944.

Details

Category:
Materials Science Gallery
Object Number:
2000-1487
type:
alginate foam
credit:
Plesch, Peter H. (Prof.)