Mobile Demonstrations of Plastics
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E plastics division of Thomas dc a Rue, Ltd., has put into service a lc demonstration vehicle to be to demonstrate methods of fabri3 Formica , plastic material at us joinery works. It is an articuunit with bodywork by Carrimore Vheelers, Ltd., London, N.12, on ti-trailer chassis of this make and don Mark 7 tractor. The overall t is 33 ft.
body has a frame of ash and :inforced with metal. Inside there your compartments—a working area for demonstrations, a film projection room, a crew room and a generator house. On the outside, panels of Formica are veneered over resin-bonded plywood, screw fixings of individual panels being masked by light-alloy strips.
At the rear, a door gives access to the crew room, which has a wash basin
with running water supply. Sliding doors divide this room from the demonstration area. This measures 12 ft. by 7 ft. and accommodates a spindle moulder, a ,s;rcular-saw bench, a band saw and storage recesses. A projection screen may be let down from the roof for use when required. There is a working platform 12 ft. long by 4 ft. 6 in. wide.
The generator is housed at the front ot the semi-trailer and may be easily removed through a pair of louvred doors. In the same compartment is a battery for auxiliary lighting equipment, a trickle charger and various switches. Through a door in a soundinsulated bulkhead, access is gained to the projection room.