Glass for industry--Pyrex & Vycor [videorecording] / Willard Pictures.

Title: 
Glass for industry--Pyrex & Vycor [videorecording] / Willard Pictures.
Publisher: 
[Corning, N.Y.] : Willard Pictures, [n.d., ca. 1955]
Description: 
1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. 1/2 in.
1 film reel (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
1 videodisc (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Corning Glass Works.
Willard Pictures (Firm)
Bib ID: 
59527
Variant Title: 
Glass for industry--Pyrex and Vycor.
Notes: 
VHS.
Betacam SP.
Film reel.
DVD.
Documents factory production of various Pyrex and Vycor products. Both hand blown and machine processes are shown. Included are the manufacture of light bulbs (the ribbon machine), coffee maker bowls (by hand and machine), the cylinder of a blueprint machine (blown by hand into a mold), machine pressing (of beakers, etc.). Corning products shown (but not the manufacturing thereof): Fresnel lens, radio tubes, serum bottles, Pyrex tubing (mention of vertical draw), Christmas tree ornaments, glass dishes, silica glass (Vycor dishes). There is mention of the use of glass tubing in processing industry, multiform method, optical glass for instruments, etc. When the film was released, its distribution was limited, but it is really a promotional film for the company.
Recorded at Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY.
Originally released on 16 mm film. Title frame eliminated from video.
Event Notes: 
Recorded at Corning Glass Works, Corning, NY.