Marlex 20


Samples of Marlex 20, the first high density polyethylene.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Phillips Petroleum Co.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0570.03Catalog Number: 1983.0570.03Accession Number: 1983.0570

Object Name: Sample of Marlex 20Samples, MarlexMarlex 20 (sample)

Measurements: envelope: 5 in x 3 in; 12.7 cm x 7.59993 cmoverall in bag: 5 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 7/16 in; 13.0175 cm x 7.3025 cm x 1.11125 cm


Record Id: nmah_735

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