Tools for cutting: stone axes to lasers

United States, 1974

Film
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Cutting tools, like other devices and machines, reflect industrial development. The story of tools that cut, traces technological changes in a society beginning with stone axes and proceeding to devices that cut by the use of steel, diamonds water jet, electrochemical erosion, plasma jet and laser beam.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:13:04:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322958

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrialization

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Metals

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Power tools

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tools

Crafts & Visual Arts → Tools

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → Technology and civilization

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Tools

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Lasers

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machine-tools

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Metals

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Power tools

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technological innovations

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology and civilization

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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