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1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 175 (153)

1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition
1945 Theatre Catalog
1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 175
Page 175

1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 175

IN DECORATION AND UTILITY, plastics will have their uses in the theatres of the future. in toilets and other places where the effect of tile is desired, products, such as Lumitile (left), from materials of the Monsanto Chemical Company's Plastics Division, might be used. Decorative ballastrades (upper right) can be

placed or portable tables with laminated tops which are resistant to acids and alkalis, scratches, and marring, yet highly decorative in design, are already being offered. Along with these are desk tops and other working surfaces. Chairs constructed of laminates and upholstered with wear- and stain-resisting plastictreated fabrics will prove a boon to home-makers, theatre operators, oliice

FLOORS AND CEILINGS are also places where plastics may be utilized. At the left is seen one of the ceilings of PIaskon-bonded plywood in the office building of Dominion Plywoods, Ltd., Southampton, Ontario. Floors, walls, doors, and most office furniture were also made of plywood bonded with Plaskon, a material


workers, and others who have been beset with the problem 0f keeping furniture attractive without long hours of wearisome maintenance.

Strides forward in supplying articles for the public are being taken so rapidly and effectively by the plastics industry that it is almost impossible to set forth what it can or will do. Without undue optimism; it can be promised that plas

made from crystal-clear resins, such as (shown here) Lucite, product of E. l. duPont deNemours and Company, Inc. Wire and cable insulation (lower right) made from Vinylite, a product of the Bakelite Corporation, otters resistance to moisture, flame, oxidation, and abrasion. The theatre uses of this are obvious.

tics will play an important part in construction of the future. They will add beauty, fire resistance, utility, and service qualities which other materials will not be able to excel. Being many in number and with widely varying properties, there is only one course for the potential builder, if he wishes to have the utmost in beauty and utility#watch plastics.

which in this country is produced by the Plaskon Division of the Libbey-OwensFord Glass Company. On floors, tile molded from Vinylite (right) help to reduce maintenance costs. The Bakelite Corporation can produce this Vinylite tile in a wide variety of colors and designs for any purpose which may be desired.
1945 Theatre Catalog, 4th Edition, Page 175