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A weekly programme about work in the world of science
New Ways with Oil by L. J. Richards of the Thornton Research Centre near Chester
Wear is one of the big drains on productivity-minute quantities of metal torn off a complex machine can reduce to nought all the effort that went to make it. For generations the onset of wear has been delayed by the use of lubricants, but as machines become more elaborate the demands on lubricants become more exacting.
The speaker discusses some of the difficulties encountered in this research, and shows how, among other things, radioactive isotopes are being used.
Repeated on Saturday at 9.10 (Home)


L. J. Richards

A discussion between
Beatrix Havergal
Principal of the Waterperry
Horticultural School
Frank Knight
Director of the Royal Horticultural
Society's Gardens at Wisley
Denys Bullard a farmer
Introduced by Roy Hay
Their main theme is the effect of modern technology on the gardener. Will too much automation drive out the skill of the gardener? What gives him more satisfaction: easy results or pleasurable work?


Beatrix Havergal
Denys Bullard
Introduced By:
Roy Hay

A weekly magazine
Arranged and introduced by Bill Hartley including:
Motoring in 1957: Gordon Wilkins reviews a memorable year
The Lawyer: How not to be ' in charge'
Tips on the care of your car The week's motoring news
Edited by H. Saunders-Jacobs


Introduced By:
Bill Hartley
Gordon Wilkins
Edited By:
H. Saunders-Jacobs

Network Three

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