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Pouring milkweed seeds into the solvent oil extractor, Oil extraction plant
A researcher is pouring milkweed seeds into the solvent oil extractor in making milkweed oil. Professor Orland Sweeney is observing the process from below.
Filtering operation for extracting oil from seeds, Oil extraction plant
Three researchers are examining the agricultural by-product during the filtering operation for extracting oil from seeds.
Chemical Engineering Department Band outside the Chemical Engineering Building,1934.
Members of the Chemical Engineering Department Band are laughing and having a good time outside the Chemical Engineering Building . Band members from left to right are: Fred Nykvist, Vernon Guse, Louis Havens, Carl Burling, Carl Grulke (kneeling),…
Men entering Sweeney Hall, 1953
Men are entering and exiting the Chemical Engineering Building which was renamed Sweeney Hall in 1964.
Dr. George T. Tsao and two graduate students testing the thermal conductivity of starch
A graduate student is operating the Potentiometer Facility in the testing of the thermal conductivity of starch as Dr. Tsao and another student look on.
Dr. George T. Tsao and a graduate student testing moisture absorption of F.T. starch
Dr. Tsao is observing a graduate student testing moisture absorption of F.T. starch.
Early chemical engineering laboratory in basement of Chemistry Building, 1925
A student is working on a double-effect vacuum evaporator.
Draining liquid from a tank,1930
A man is draining liquid from a tank.
Paper Laboratory, 1930
This view shows various pieces of equipment in the Paper Laboratory.
Two drums used in processing agricultural by- products, 1931
These two rotating cylinder drums are operated by pulleys. On each drum is a spigot and each has a rectangular pan underneath. The drum on the left is smaller than the one on the right.