NEWS from the LASRA LIBRARY July 2014

NEWS from the LASRA LIBRARY July 2014

Download the latest LASRA library newsletter, NEWS from the LASRA LIBRARY July 2014 pdf

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Football boots: health aspects for growing feet

Football boots: health aspects for growing feet

A review of football boot research By PETE ROY  Senior Technical Officer (Mechanical), LASRA   Design: The popularity of football has, not surprisingly, been accompanied...

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100 year old ‘Leather Chemists’ pocket book

100 year old ‘Leather Chemists’ pocket book

Our grateful thanks to the Astley family for donating their copy of ‘Leather Chemists’ pocket book by H.R. Proctor. Over one hundred years old, this...

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NEWS from the LASRA LIBRARY June 2014

NEWS from the LASRA LIBRARY June 2014

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Four New Products added to SVHC list

Four New Products added to SVHC list

In the latest update to the list of substances of very high concern (SVHC), a further 4 substances were added in June 2014, mostly as...

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Register for the LASRA Conference 2014

Register for the LASRA Conference 2014

65th Annual LASRA Conference 2014  For Fellmongers, Skin & Hide Processors, Tanners, Leather Technologists and Ancillary Members   Amora Hotel, Wellington 14th & 15th August...

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Shoe Construction Insights

Shoe Construction Insights

By Pete Roy, Senior Technical Officer  There are many factors to consider when constructing a pair of shoes. Here, I offer my comments on the...

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Congratulations Melissa Basil-Jones on your PhD!

Congratulations Melissa Basil-Jones on your PhD!

Melissa has recently been awarded her doctorate for the thesis, ‘Fibrillar Collagen Structure in Ovine Leather and Related Materials and its Relationship to Strength’. With...

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Footwear research achieves new recognition

Footwear research achieves new recognition

During an annual review of 250 current research projects being carried out by Universities, Crown Research Organisations and Research Associations under the stewardship of the...

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Dominion Salt Visit

Dominion Salt Visit

Dominion Salt – Invitation to view the salt harvest, April 2014   Above Robin Piggott of Dominion Salt is seen discussing salt harvesting with Rowan Bell...

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