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  Alexander S. Zimmerman - Hall of Fame Entry
Author: Plastics Academy Staff
Added: 03/31/2004
Type: Summary
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Zimmerman helped Bakelite develop cast phenolic resins for use in producing the atomic bomb and worked with the U.S. Navy to develop shatterproof lenses for gauges on battleships. In cooperation with Edwin H. Land, founder of Polaroid Corp. (and another Plastics Hall of Fame inductee), Zimmerman developed a method of analyzing photoelastic stress suing a special cast phenolic sheet and polarized light...

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