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Title:
CD's, super glue, and salsa : how everyday products are made : series 3
Author:
Rein, Mei Ling.
Publication Information:
Detroit : UXL, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Thirty entries describe the history and manufacturing process of such products as M&M's, spacesuits, and air conditioners, including their design, raw materials, quality control, and future enhancements.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780787664763

9780787664770

9780787664787
Format :
Book

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This series provides coverage of 30 new household and high-interest products in each biennial set. Alphabetically arranged entries feature step-by-step descriptions of the manufacturing processes behind the products; sidebars including "Words to Know" vocabulary boxes; boxes highlighting interesting information about a particular product; and brief further information lists. New products covered in "Series 3" include anti-shoplifting tags, artificial skin, fake fur, nicotine patch and many more. Additional features include approximately 100 black-and-white photos and 60 technical drawings; a glossary of definitions for manufacturing and other scientific terms; a general bibliography listing resources and organizations to contact for more information; and a general subject/name index cumulating all six volumes in the series.