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pvc hosesPolyvinyl Chloride

Manufactured in Formosa in 1958, these plastic hoses were made from by-product surpluses, specifically excess limestone and coke from a fertilizer company and hydrogen and chlorine from n alkali manufacturer. The U.S. International Cooperation Administration assisted in the development of the project.

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