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  • Description

    Glass fabric.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S as glass pieces are tipped out of a sack, two women smash them up into very small shards with special crushing tools. The pieces are put into an electric furnace and the resulting white hot threads are wound onto drums then cut and tied. M/S as a man carries off a sheet of the fibres. The silk like sheets are then spread on a table and trimmed around the edges. They are covered with muslin and stitched into insulating blankets and wadding. Four female workers hold up the wadding for the camera.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50645
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1580.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:53:00 / 01:22:19:00
    Canister:
    NSP 438
    Sort Number:
    NSP 438
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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