Chemical Technology of the 1950s

Chemical Technology of the 1950s

Author: Frank Weinreich and ChemViews


Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
is the world’s largest and perhaps most renowned reference work in industrial chemistry. It’s first edition was published in German by Professor Fritz Ullmann in 1914.

The third edition, also published in German by Professor Fritz Ullmann, provides great examples of chemical technology in the 1950s.

State-of-the-Art in the 1950s



All pictures and information taken from:

  • F. Ullmann (Ed.), Enzyklopädie der technischen Chemie, Urban & Schwarzenberg, Berlin.

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