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    Advice Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world

    If This is in the wrong section can i mod please move it, was not sure where to put it.


    this is on old story that i was following in the 90's but not much happened since,
    i am intrested in finding out what happend to it, i am intrested as it was invented
    in my home town Hartlepool

    Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world
    Two decades ago amateur scientist Maurice Ward invented a material that
    could resist the force of 75 Hiroshimas. So why haven't we all heard about it?

    this is the latest news i have found from 2009
    cant find any newr news on it.
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    Default Re: Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world

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    its on Wikipedia.. looks like since the inventors death nothing has happened with it..

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    Default Re: Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world

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    Some more..

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    Default Re: Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world

    This gut was from Blackburn apparentley and ICI is in darwen.. weird..

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    Default Re: Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world

    ICI Teeside He Worked, Feking Big Plant

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    Default Re: Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world

    the guardian says he was from blackburn.. maybe a different one? but there is an ICI plant not from from Blackburn hence connected the dots. Sounds like good stuff though

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    Default Re: Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world

    I wonder how many other amazing inventions have been left to go by the wayside?
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    Its better to burn out than to fade away...............

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    Default Re: Starlite, the nuclear blast-defying plastic that could change the world

    Quote Originally Posted by Ginnerfreak View Post
    https://www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-5575,00.html

    The last comment following the Guardian article sounds quite believable

    Having read a recent article on Mr Ward I've decided to leave a brief & factual synopsis of why Mr Ward's product never came to fruition. Mr Ward came to my lab about a year before his death needing help to turn what was essentially a party trick into a useable & commercialy viable product. The problem he had was although the powder component did exactly as it said on the tin, he had found no way of applying a lasting coating. All he really has was some powder mixed with PVA glue, the problem being that although you could apply it to certain objects it's longevity was no more than 2 weeks. While testing we discovered that a sample he'd kept for almost 10 years could be destroyed in a matter of minutes under a methylacetylene-propadiene propane blowtorch. Unfortunately after many samples & tests we where unable to find a effective application method & we parted company on good terms. Sadly this is the true reason why Mr Ward was never able to sell or bring his incomplete product to market. But rest assured, as of this time I can say that there is at least 1 complete & superior product in testing, testing that so far is going remarkably well. So one day there will be a product on the market that will save life's while also having countless other uses. The inspiration behind this project.... Mr Maurice Ward
    If it is true it would explain why it was never the commercial success it seemed it could be.

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