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E. G. Acheson

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Edward G. Acheson of Prince Rock, Plymouth.

Also, of 9 Gayfere Street, Westminster, S.W.1.

1890 Discovered Carboundum. [1]

1913 Consolidated the various companies making Oildag and Aquadag lubricants to be operated from the company head office in Chancery Lane; manufacturing in England was moved from Camborne to Plymouth and enlarged[2]

1937 Manufacturers of "dag" brand colloidal products. "Oildag" Colloidal Graphite Products.

1940 Advert for lubrication.

1945 Advert for colloidal graphite.

See Acheson Colloids

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1896/02/14
  2. The Times, Jan 28, 1914