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Plastic identification help

  1. Sep 15, 2011 #1
    Hello, I have somewhat of a difficult question. First of all I have to say I am not an engineer. I need help in identifying this type of plastic. I am well aware that visual identification alone is almost impossible but any help would do. If possible, could one provide a supplier of this kind?
    This is the plastic in question: http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/4225/plasr.jpg [Broken]
    It does have a smell so I assume it is a phenolic kind that changes color under different lighting. The only info I found is that it was made in Germany and is quite old.

    Thank you for any help
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  3. Sep 25, 2011 #2


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    Probably one of http://vintagejewelrylane.com/information/vintageplastics.htm" [Broken]
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