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TitleMolded One-piece Hinged Surgical Forceps
Object NameMolded One-piece Hinged Surgical Forceps
DescriptionPolypropylene (PP) is the first plastic material that allowed the industry to produce molded one-piece hinged products. The one-piece "living" hinge was discovered by John McCulla at Enjay (now Exxon Mobil) Company. It was introduced to the industry at the 1963 National Plastics Exposition as a recipe box with a hinged lid.  
Date Manufacturedafter 1963
Manufacturing ProcessInjection Molded
Number of Objects1
Accession Number2010.037
DonorOn deposit from Glenn and Patsy Beall.
Broad SubjectMedical and Health (except optical)
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