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Image of 2016.001.033A-B - Alan H. Bushell Raychem Badge with Holder, c. 1957-1999. Badge (A) is laminated paper. Lamination is a clear rectangle with rounded edges and a oval hole towards the top center. The paper is white with red and black print. The top of the paper is red with "Raychem" in white. On the left is a square color picture of Alan H. Bushell. Picture's background is red. Bushell's head, neck and part of shoulders can be seen. He is smiling and has brown hair and brown eyes. To the right of the picture the paper is white with black writing identifying Bushell. The lower right corner has Bushell's signature. Back of the paper card is white and blank. Badge holder (B) is black and clear plastic. The front is clear, rectangular plastic sheet with a half circle cutout at the top. Three of the edges seal to a piece of black rectangular plastic with rounded edges to form the pocket for the badge. The black plastic is textured on one side.  Above the open end of the badge holder is a plastic arm. The arm is formed of two rectangles and folds behind the badge holder. The smaller rectangle houses a magnet which matches up to another rectangular magnet on the back of the badge holder.

2016.001.033A-B - Alan H. Bushell Raychem Badge with Holder, c. 1957-1999. Badge (A) is laminated paper. Lamination is a clear rectangle with rounded edges and a oval hole towards the top center. The paper is white with red and black print. The top of the paper is red with "Raychem" in white. On the left is a square color picture of Alan H. Bushell. Picture's background is red. Bushell's head, neck and part of shoulders can be seen. He is smiling and has brown hair and brown eyes. To the right of the picture the paper is white with black writing identifying Bushell. The lower right corner has Bushell's signature. Back of the paper card is white and blank. Badge holder (B) is black and clear plastic. The front is clear, rectangular plastic sheet with a half circle cutout at the top. Three of the edges seal to a piece of black rectangular plastic with rounded edges to form the pocket for the badge. The black plastic is textured on one side. Above the open end of the badge holder is a plastic arm. The arm is formed of two rectangles and folds behind the badge holder. The smaller rectangle houses a magnet which matches up to another rectangular magnet on the back of the badge holder.

Alan H. Bushell Raychem Badge with Holder, c. 1957-1999. Badge (A) is laminated paper. Lamination is a clear rectangle with rounded edges and a oval hole towards the top center. The paper is white with red and black print. The top of the paper is red with "Raychem" in white. On the left is a square color picture of Alan H. Bushell. Picture's background is red. Bushell's head, neck and part of shoulders can be seen. He is smiling and has brown hair and brown eyes. To the right of the picture the paper is white with black writing identifying Bushell. The lower right corner has Bushell's signature. Back of the paper card is white and blank. Badge holder (B) is black and clear plastic. The front

Image of 2016.001.004A-B - Monster "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Twenty red "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The monster figure (a) has two arms, two legs, and a head. The head has no neck and is low on the torso. The face has two eyes and an open oval mouth with two teeth. An embossed belly button can be seen right below the lower jaw. The elbows are bent and positioned near the top of the head. Each hand has three fingers. The legs are straight and each foot has three toes. The back has no detailing and is slightly concave. Nineteen compressed square capsules (b-t) are embossed with Mattel's logo. The other side also has a Mattel logo and a pressed circle to the bottom left of the logo with a number embossed in the center.  The numbers range in the 50s.

2016.001.004A-B - Monster "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Twenty red "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The monster figure (a) has two arms, two legs, and a head. The head has no neck and is low on the torso. The face has two eyes and an open oval mouth with two teeth. An embossed belly button can be seen right below the lower jaw. The elbows are bent and positioned near the top of the head. Each hand has three fingers. The legs are straight and each foot has three toes. The back has no detailing and is slightly concave. Nineteen compressed square capsules (b-t) are embossed with Mattel's logo. The other side also has a Mattel logo and a pressed circle to the bottom left of the logo with a number embossed in the center. The numbers range in the 50s.

Monster "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Twenty red "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The monster figure (a) has two arms, two legs, and a head. The head has no neck and is low on the torso. The face has two eyes and an open oval mouth with

Image of 2015.029.006 - Zap Gun Award Presented to Paul M. Cook, 1968. Zap Gun (A) and mount (B) are two pieces which can be separated. The gun (A) is the original, first zap gun ever made. The barrel of the gun is  brass shaped like an oblong sphere that is tapered at the ends. When trigger is pulled, nose of the barrel opens up to release heat. In the middle of the barrel is a embossed ring around the widest part. The back end has a small circular cutout which exposes a transparent glass piece (light?). Glass piece has cylinder base with a protrusion out the top. The black, plastic handle conforms to the bottom of the barrel from end to end. The end of the barrel that opens attaches to handle with a J-shaped metal piece. Handle has hash marks pressed into plastic. Very base of the handle has a black rubber tube attached. The bottom of the tube has a gray, four-pronged outlet for connecting a power source. The gun attaches to the award base (B) by sliding into a black, metal plate. The plate is attached diagonally to a black, metal mount which is screwed into the base. The base is a transparent, acrylic square. Glued to the front, center of the base is a square, brass metal plate. Inscribed on the plate "TO  /  PAUL M. COOK  /  for sticking to his guns  /  THE FIRST ZAP GUN  /  produced in summer, 1965 and presented by  /  Heating and Devices Department  /  June 1968".

2015.029.006 - Zap Gun Award Presented to Paul M. Cook, 1968. Zap Gun (A) and mount (B) are two pieces which can be separated. The gun (A) is the original, first zap gun ever made. The barrel of the gun is brass shaped like an oblong sphere that is tapered at the ends. When trigger is pulled, nose of the barrel opens up to release heat. In the middle of the barrel is a embossed ring around the widest part. The back end has a small circular cutout which exposes a transparent glass piece (light?). Glass piece has cylinder base with a protrusion out the top. The black, plastic handle conforms to the bottom of the barrel from end to end. The end of the barrel that opens attaches to handle with a J-shaped metal piece. Handle has hash marks pressed into plastic. Very base of the handle has a black rubber tube attached. The bottom of the tube has a gray, four-pronged outlet for connecting a power source. The gun attaches to the award base (B) by sliding into a black, metal plate. The plate is attached diagonally to a black, metal mount which is screwed into the base. The base is a transparent, acrylic square. Glued to the front, center of the base is a square, brass metal plate. Inscribed on the plate "TO / PAUL M. COOK / for sticking to his guns / THE FIRST ZAP GUN / produced in summer, 1965 and presented by / Heating and Devices Department / June 1968".

Zap Gun Award Presented to Paul M. Cook, 1968. Zap Gun (A) and mount (B) are two pieces which can be separated. The gun (A) is the original, first zap gun ever made. The barrel of the gun is brass shaped like an oblong sphere that is tapered at the ends. When trigger is pulled, nose of the barrel opens up to release heat. In the middle of the barrel is a embossed ring around the widest part. The back end has a small circular cutout which exposes a transparent glass piece (light?). Glass piece has cylinder base with a protrusion out the top. The black, plastic handle conforms to the bottom of the barrel from end to end. The end of the barrel that opens attaches to handle with a J-shaped metal

Image of 2015.030.001 - Raychem 9kv Surge Arrester, c. 1996. Third generation surge arrester designed by the Raychem Corporation for the European market to provide lightening protection for electrical utility grids. The surge arrester is produced with novel ceramic and metal chemistry that is covered in a housing of weather and voltage protective polymer.  A circular metal shaft with an octagonal shape embossed at each end runs vertically through the center of the surge arrester. "SHN 206" is inscribed inside the octagon on both ends. The polymeric outer coating is colored red and covers the majority of the object except for a small portion at top and bottom. The shape of the surge arrester is symmetrical with various disks staked along the central shaft. Two sets of one large and one small disk appear at center with a wide flat cylinder appearing at top and bottom. The metal bolt at the top is not part of the artifact, but is used for mounting purposes only.

2015.030.001 - Raychem 9kv Surge Arrester, c. 1996. Third generation surge arrester designed by the Raychem Corporation for the European market to provide lightening protection for electrical utility grids. The surge arrester is produced with novel ceramic and metal chemistry that is covered in a housing of weather and voltage protective polymer. A circular metal shaft with an octagonal shape embossed at each end runs vertically through the center of the surge arrester. "SHN 206" is inscribed inside the octagon on both ends. The polymeric outer coating is colored red and covers the majority of the object except for a small portion at top and bottom. The shape of the surge arrester is symmetrical with various disks staked along the central shaft. Two sets of one large and one small disk appear at center with a wide flat cylinder appearing at top and bottom. The metal bolt at the top is not part of the artifact, but is used for mounting purposes only.

Raychem 9kv Surge Arrester, c. 1996. Third generation surge arrester designed by the Raychem Corporation for the European market to provide lightening protection for electrical utility grids. The surge arrester is produced with novel ceramic and metal chemistry that is covered in a housing of weather and voltage protective polymer. A circular metal shaft with an octagonal shape embossed at each end runs vertically through the center of the surge arrester. "SHN 206" is inscribed inside the octagon on both ends. The polymeric outer coating is colored red and covers the majority of the object except for a small portion at top and bottom. The shape of the surge arrester is symmetrical with vario

Image of 2016.001.005A-B - Spider "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Sixteen pink "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. Two spider figures (a-b) have eight legs, a head, torso, and an abdomen. The head has two mandibles and a protrusion coming from the mouth. The bottom of the head is embossed with two circles. Ten dots in two rows are embossed along back of the torso. The abdomen has a tear-shaped indentation and two oblong indentations to the right and left of the tear shape; the bottom has a pattern of horizontal and vertical lines. Each leg has four molded joints, and the spider's front right leg is bent underneath the body. Fourteen compressed square capsules (c-o) are embossed with Mattel's logo. The other side also has a Mattel logo and a pressed circle to the bottom left of the logo with a number embossed in the center.  The numbers range in the 50s and 60s.

2016.001.005A-B - Spider "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Sixteen pink "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. Two spider figures (a-b) have eight legs, a head, torso, and an abdomen. The head has two mandibles and a protrusion coming from the mouth. The bottom of the head is embossed with two circles. Ten dots in two rows are embossed along back of the torso. The abdomen has a tear-shaped indentation and two oblong indentations to the right and left of the tear shape; the bottom has a pattern of horizontal and vertical lines. Each leg has four molded joints, and the spider's front right leg is bent underneath the body. Fourteen compressed square capsules (c-o) are embossed with Mattel's logo. The other side also has a Mattel logo and a pressed circle to the bottom left of the logo with a number embossed in the center. The numbers range in the 50s and 60s.

Spider "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Sixteen pink "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. Two spider figures (a-b) have eight legs, a head, torso, and an abdomen. The head has two mandibles and a protrusion coming from the mouth. The bottom of

Image of 2016.001.056 - Raychem Golf Towel, c. 1957-1999. White terry cloth golf towel. Terry cloth is sewn from cotton and polyester yarn. Towel is rectangular. Its two shorter sides are fringed. The bottom right corner the word "Raychem" is printed ten times in red paint. It is done in two columns with five words printed in each column. Between the each word is a line printed in tan paint. On the top left corner is a round brass grommet. Looped through the grommet is a brass clip. The clip is one rounded piece of wire bent in the shape of a light bulb. The two wire ends overlap each other on the neck of the light bulb shape. One end is broader and flat. On the back side of the towel, sewn along the left edge edge is a white fabric tag with text printed in black and red ink. Tag describes materials and washing instructions. A golf towel clips to a golf bag and is used for wipe or dry hands, balls or clubs.

2016.001.056 - Raychem Golf Towel, c. 1957-1999. White terry cloth golf towel. Terry cloth is sewn from cotton and polyester yarn. Towel is rectangular. Its two shorter sides are fringed. The bottom right corner the word "Raychem" is printed ten times in red paint. It is done in two columns with five words printed in each column. Between the each word is a line printed in tan paint. On the top left corner is a round brass grommet. Looped through the grommet is a brass clip. The clip is one rounded piece of wire bent in the shape of a light bulb. The two wire ends overlap each other on the neck of the light bulb shape. One end is broader and flat. On the back side of the towel, sewn along the left edge edge is a white fabric tag with text printed in black and red ink. Tag describes materials and washing instructions. A golf towel clips to a golf bag and is used for wipe or dry hands, balls or clubs.

Raychem Golf Towel, c. 1957-1999. White terry cloth golf towel. Terry cloth is sewn from cotton and polyester yarn. Towel is rectangular. Its two shorter sides are fringed. The bottom right corner the word "Raychem" is printed ten times in red paint. It is done in two columns with five words printed in each column. Between the each word is a line printed in tan paint. On the top left corner is a round brass grommet. Looped through the grommet is a brass clip. The clip is one rounded piece of wire bent in the shape of a light bulb. The two wire ends overlap each other on the neck of the light bulb shape. One end is broader and flat. On the back side of the towel, sewn along the left edge edge

Image of 2016.001.003A-B - Robot "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Thirteen yellow "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The robot figure (a) has a head, two arms and two legs. The head has rounded edges and hash marks pressed into the front with a circular mouth. The main portion of the head is rectangular with an oval at top and flat circles at right and left. The lower part of the right arm is shaped like a shovel and the lower part of the left arm is shaped like a mechanical claw. The square chest is embossed with undetermined design. The feet are embossed with little dots. Twelve compressed square capsules (b-m) are embossed with Mattel's logo. The other side also has a Mattel logo and a pressed circle to the bottom left of the logo with a number embossed in the center.  The numbers range in 50s, 60s and 70s.

2016.001.003A-B - Robot "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Thirteen yellow "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The robot figure (a) has a head, two arms and two legs. The head has rounded edges and hash marks pressed into the front with a circular mouth. The main portion of the head is rectangular with an oval at top and flat circles at right and left. The lower part of the right arm is shaped like a shovel and the lower part of the left arm is shaped like a mechanical claw. The square chest is embossed with undetermined design. The feet are embossed with little dots. Twelve compressed square capsules (b-m) are embossed with Mattel's logo. The other side also has a Mattel logo and a pressed circle to the bottom left of the logo with a number embossed in the center. The numbers range in 50s, 60s and 70s.

Robot "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Thirteen yellow "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The robot figure (a) has a head, two arms and two legs. The head has rounded edges and hash marks pressed into the front with a circular mouth. The mai

Image of 2016.001.001 - Raychem Magic Shape-memory Alloy (SMA) Club, c. 1957-1999.  A thin, gray metal alloy wire. The metal alloy is Tinel which is a combination of nickel and titanium. One end of the wire is bent in the shape of a club. Club shape consists of three bulbs and a square-shaped end. From the square end, the wire continues two inches with a slight curve. The wire is kept in a small, flat plastic bag. Inside the package, is a white card with writing in black and red ink. Top, front of the card reads "Raychem" in white writing on a red rectangle. Below that is the product name and description in black ink. The back of the card describes in black ink how the product works: "Raychem's Tinel TM Club wire  /  uses the magic of shape  /  memory alloys to remember  /  its shape no matter how you  /  bend it!"

2016.001.001 - Raychem Magic Shape-memory Alloy (SMA) Club, c. 1957-1999. A thin, gray metal alloy wire. The metal alloy is Tinel which is a combination of nickel and titanium. One end of the wire is bent in the shape of a club. Club shape consists of three bulbs and a square-shaped end. From the square end, the wire continues two inches with a slight curve. The wire is kept in a small, flat plastic bag. Inside the package, is a white card with writing in black and red ink. Top, front of the card reads "Raychem" in white writing on a red rectangle. Below that is the product name and description in black ink. The back of the card describes in black ink how the product works: "Raychem's Tinel TM Club wire / uses the magic of shape / memory alloys to remember / its shape no matter how you / bend it!"

Raychem Magic Shape-memory Alloy (SMA) Club, c. 1957-1999. A thin, gray metal alloy wire. The metal alloy is Tinel which is a combination of nickel and titanium. One end of the wire is bent in the shape of a club. Club shape consists of three bulbs and a square-shaped end. From the square end, the wire continues two inches with a slight curve. The wire is kept in a small, flat plastic bag. Inside the package, is a white card with writing in black and red ink. Top, front of the card reads "Raychem" in white writing on a red rectangle. Below that is the product name and description in black ink. The back of the card describes in black ink how the product works: "Raychem's Tinel TM Club wire /

Image of 2016.001.002A-B - Dinosaur "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Thirty-five lime green "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The dinosaur figure (a) has four limbs with three toes on each foot and a curved tail. On the dinosaur's back is a fin, which is dented towards the head. On the left side of the head is an eye, nostril, and slightly open mouth showing teeth. The right side of the head is smashed and only shows a vague outline of an eye and a mouth. The bottom is partially hollow from mid-head to mid-tail. Thirty-four compressed square capsules (b-ii) are embossed with Mattel's logo. The other side also has a Mattel logo and a pressed circle to the bottom left of the logo with a number embossed in the center.  The numbers range in the 60s and 70s.

2016.001.002A-B - Dinosaur "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Thirty-five lime green "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The dinosaur figure (a) has four limbs with three toes on each foot and a curved tail. On the dinosaur's back is a fin, which is dented towards the head. On the left side of the head is an eye, nostril, and slightly open mouth showing teeth. The right side of the head is smashed and only shows a vague outline of an eye and a mouth. The bottom is partially hollow from mid-head to mid-tail. Thirty-four compressed square capsules (b-ii) are embossed with Mattel's logo. The other side also has a Mattel logo and a pressed circle to the bottom left of the logo with a number embossed in the center. The numbers range in the 60s and 70s.

Dinosaur "A Strange Change Toy" Capsules, late 1960s to 1970s. Thirty-five lime green "time capsule" pieces made of irradiated plastic produced by the Raychem Corporation as part of "A Strange Change Toy Featuring the Lost World." The toy set was sold by Mattel, Inc., and also included a machine with a heated dome and a compressor device, tweezers, instructions, a 3-D molded plastic "Lost World Landscape," and an illustrated map. The square capsules expand into toy figures when heated. They can also be re-compressed back into squares and expanded again. The dinosaur figure (a) has four limbs with three toes on each foot and a curved tail. On the dinosaur's back is a fin, which is dented towar

Image of 2016.001.006 - Raychem XL Trace Cable for Pipe Freeze Protection, c. 1957-1999. Cable's exterior plastic coating is light blue. Cable is flat. Each end exposes interior. Interior is hard black polymer plastic with two nickel-plated copper wires at each end. One end of black plastic interior protrudes outside blue coating. Inscription printed in black in along outside of cable describes product and includes a warning.

2016.001.006 - Raychem XL Trace Cable for Pipe Freeze Protection, c. 1957-1999. Cable's exterior plastic coating is light blue. Cable is flat. Each end exposes interior. Interior is hard black polymer plastic with two nickel-plated copper wires at each end. One end of black plastic interior protrudes outside blue coating. Inscription printed in black in along outside of cable describes product and includes a warning.

Raychem XL Trace Cable for Pipe Freeze Protection, c. 1957-1999. Cable's exterior plastic coating is light blue. Cable is flat. Each end exposes interior. Interior is hard black polymer plastic with two nickel-plated copper wires at each end. One end of black plastic interior protrudes outside blue coating. Inscription printed in black in along outside of cable describes product and includes a warning.

Image of 2016.001.007 - Raychem Chemelex Auto-Trace Heating Cord, c. 1957-1999. Black plastic cord is flat with rounded edges.  Edges are raised and middle of cord is flat and inset. One end of the cord has a two pronged black plastic plug. Prongs are brass. Plug has embossed vertical lines around edge closest to prongs and two embossed triangles running end to end. Between two prongs is a piece of green plastic reading, "REMOVE". The other end of the cord a plastic piece, which appears to be melted on the end. Plastic piece has slightly rounded neck attaching to cord and a flat, rounded end with horizontal lines embossed. The product name and description are printed in white ink at intervals along the cord's length. Cord is coiled with piece of masking tape holding it together.

2016.001.007 - Raychem Chemelex Auto-Trace Heating Cord, c. 1957-1999. Black plastic cord is flat with rounded edges. Edges are raised and middle of cord is flat and inset. One end of the cord has a two pronged black plastic plug. Prongs are brass. Plug has embossed vertical lines around edge closest to prongs and two embossed triangles running end to end. Between two prongs is a piece of green plastic reading, "REMOVE". The other end of the cord a plastic piece, which appears to be melted on the end. Plastic piece has slightly rounded neck attaching to cord and a flat, rounded end with horizontal lines embossed. The product name and description are printed in white ink at intervals along the cord's length. Cord is coiled with piece of masking tape holding it together.

Raychem Chemelex Auto-Trace Heating Cord, c. 1957-1999. Black plastic cord is flat with rounded edges. Edges are raised and middle of cord is flat and inset. One end of the cord has a two pronged black plastic plug. Prongs are brass. Plug has embossed vertical lines around edge closest to prongs and two embossed triangles running end to end. Between two prongs is a piece of green plastic reading, "REMOVE". The other end of the cord a plastic piece, which appears to be melted on the end. Plastic piece has slightly rounded neck attaching to cord and a flat, rounded end with horizontal lines embossed. The product name and description are printed in white ink at intervals along the cord's length

Image of 2016.001.008 - Raychem Heater Seminar Souvenir, 1980. A Plexiglas rectangular souvenir from the March 1980 Raychem Heater Seminar in Palo Alto, CA. Event, place and date are engraved into front at the bottom. Engraved words are filled with white paint. Image of a starship is painted onto the back of the Plexiglas and can be seen through the plastic. The starship is yellow on a black background. The starship has varying mechanical and electrical components. Towards the center of the ship is a chicken sitting on some eggs. In the bottom right corner of the ship is a smiling face on a screen and towards the bottom middle is a human figure in a diving suit. Black background has transparent planet with ring in upper left corner and transparent stars on the upper right side. The lower left has a clear section of road with a manhole cover ajar. Bottom middle of background has a transparent jet. Above the starship image is a blue rectangle of paint with yellow writing reading "Starship  /  Sretaeh". Sretaeh is heaters spelled backwards.

2016.001.008 - Raychem Heater Seminar Souvenir, 1980. A Plexiglas rectangular souvenir from the March 1980 Raychem Heater Seminar in Palo Alto, CA. Event, place and date are engraved into front at the bottom. Engraved words are filled with white paint. Image of a starship is painted onto the back of the Plexiglas and can be seen through the plastic. The starship is yellow on a black background. The starship has varying mechanical and electrical components. Towards the center of the ship is a chicken sitting on some eggs. In the bottom right corner of the ship is a smiling face on a screen and towards the bottom middle is a human figure in a diving suit. Black background has transparent planet with ring in upper left corner and transparent stars on the upper right side. The lower left has a clear section of road with a manhole cover ajar. Bottom middle of background has a transparent jet. Above the starship image is a blue rectangle of paint with yellow writing reading "Starship / Sretaeh". Sretaeh is heaters spelled backwards.

Raychem Heater Seminar Souvenir, 1980. A Plexiglas rectangular souvenir from the March 1980 Raychem Heater Seminar in Palo Alto, CA. Event, place and date are engraved into front at the bottom. Engraved words are filled with white paint. Image of a starship is painted onto the back of the Plexiglas and can be seen through the plastic. The starship is yellow on a black background. The starship has varying mechanical and electrical components. Towards the center of the ship is a chicken sitting on some eggs. In the bottom right corner of the ship is a smiling face on a screen and towards the bottom middle is a human figure in a diving suit. Black background has transparent planet with ring in u

Image of 2016.001.009 - Raychem Chemelex Electro-Wrap, c. 1968-1999. Flat piece of clear Teflon with off-white paper encased within. Paper has black and red writing which describes the product and how to use it. The Chemelex logo is printed twice in black and red on the front side. Two, six inch by two inch sections are printed with small red triangles. Two sets of red parallel lines run the length of the paper indicating where the product should be crimped. The back side of the paper has numbers printed along edge.

2016.001.009 - Raychem Chemelex Electro-Wrap, c. 1968-1999. Flat piece of clear Teflon with off-white paper encased within. Paper has black and red writing which describes the product and how to use it. The Chemelex logo is printed twice in black and red on the front side. Two, six inch by two inch sections are printed with small red triangles. Two sets of red parallel lines run the length of the paper indicating where the product should be crimped. The back side of the paper has numbers printed along edge.

Raychem Chemelex Electro-Wrap, c. 1968-1999. Flat piece of clear Teflon with off-white paper encased within. Paper has black and red writing which describes the product and how to use it. The Chemelex logo is printed twice in black and red on the front side. Two, six inch by two inch sections are printed with small red triangles. Two sets of red parallel lines run the length of the paper indicating where the product should be crimped. The back side of the paper has numbers printed along edge.

Image of 2016.001.010 - Raychem Crimp Ring Terminals, c. 1957-1999. One end is a circular metal piece. The metal piece tapers slightly and forms a ring. Yellow nylon Duraseal tubing attaches around the metal ring. The hollow tubing continues on for an inch. There are six. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal.

2016.001.010 - Raychem Crimp Ring Terminals, c. 1957-1999. One end is a circular metal piece. The metal piece tapers slightly and forms a ring. Yellow nylon Duraseal tubing attaches around the metal ring. The hollow tubing continues on for an inch. There are six. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal.

Raychem Crimp Ring Terminals, c. 1957-1999. One end is a circular metal piece. The metal piece tapers slightly and forms a ring. Yellow nylon Duraseal tubing attaches around the metal ring. The hollow tubing continues on for an inch. There are six. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal.

Image of 2016.001.011 - Raychem Yellow Fork Terminals, c. 1957-1999. Each of the six terminals have a metal fork-shaped piece. The metal piece forms a ring at its base. The yellow nylon Duraseal plastic covers a portion of the fork and the entirety of the metal ring. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal fork.

2016.001.011 - Raychem Yellow Fork Terminals, c. 1957-1999. Each of the six terminals have a metal fork-shaped piece. The metal piece forms a ring at its base. The yellow nylon Duraseal plastic covers a portion of the fork and the entirety of the metal ring. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal fork.

Raychem Yellow Fork Terminals, c. 1957-1999. Each of the six terminals have a metal fork-shaped piece. The metal piece forms a ring at its base. The yellow nylon Duraseal plastic covers a portion of the fork and the entirety of the metal ring. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal fork.

Image of 2016.001.012 - Raychem Green Fork Terminals, c. 1957-1999. Each of the eights terminals have a metal fork-shaped piece. The metal piece forms a ring at its base. The green nylon Duraseal plastic covers a portion of the fork and the entirety of the metal ring. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal fork.

2016.001.012 - Raychem Green Fork Terminals, c. 1957-1999. Each of the eights terminals have a metal fork-shaped piece. The metal piece forms a ring at its base. The green nylon Duraseal plastic covers a portion of the fork and the entirety of the metal ring. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal fork.

Raychem Green Fork Terminals, c. 1957-1999. Each of the eights terminals have a metal fork-shaped piece. The metal piece forms a ring at its base. The green nylon Duraseal plastic covers a portion of the fork and the entirety of the metal ring. Yellow glue can be seen coming up from the tubing onto the metal fork.

Image of 2016.001.013 - Raychem Wire Splice Connectors, c. 1957-1999. Eight translucent blue plastic tubes. One end of the tube is narrow and flares out into a small collar. The other end has a slightly wider collar.

2016.001.013 - Raychem Wire Splice Connectors, c. 1957-1999. Eight translucent blue plastic tubes. One end of the tube is narrow and flares out into a small collar. The other end has a slightly wider collar.

Raychem Wire Splice Connectors, c. 1957-1999. Eight translucent blue plastic tubes. One end of the tube is narrow and flares out into a small collar. The other end has a slightly wider collar.

Image of 2016.001.014 - Raychem Green Duraseal Wire Splices, c. 1957-1999. Five translucent green wire splices. The Duraseal nylon tube pinches in the middle around a copper alloy tube. Through the nylon tube, a small notch can be seen in the copper alloy tube.

2016.001.014 - Raychem Green Duraseal Wire Splices, c. 1957-1999. Five translucent green wire splices. The Duraseal nylon tube pinches in the middle around a copper alloy tube. Through the nylon tube, a small notch can be seen in the copper alloy tube.

Raychem Green Duraseal Wire Splices, c. 1957-1999. Five translucent green wire splices. The Duraseal nylon tube pinches in the middle around a copper alloy tube. Through the nylon tube, a small notch can be seen in the copper alloy tube.

Image of 2016.001.015 - Raychem Orange Duraseal Wire Splices, c. 1957-1999. Seven orange Duraseal couplings. Couplings are made of nylon and tube shaped. Tube pinches in the middle to seal around copper alloy tube. A circular hole divot in the metal tube can be seen through the translucent nylon tube.

2016.001.015 - Raychem Orange Duraseal Wire Splices, c. 1957-1999. Seven orange Duraseal couplings. Couplings are made of nylon and tube shaped. Tube pinches in the middle to seal around copper alloy tube. A circular hole divot in the metal tube can be seen through the translucent nylon tube.

Raychem Orange Duraseal Wire Splices, c. 1957-1999. Seven orange Duraseal couplings. Couplings are made of nylon and tube shaped. Tube pinches in the middle to seal around copper alloy tube. A circular hole divot in the metal tube can be seen through the translucent nylon tube.

Image of 2016.001.016 - Raychem CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the center with a two inch metal cuff. The metal is a nickel titanium alloy. "CRYOFIT" is printed in on the cuff.  Both pipes have the same diameter, but left pipe has thicker metal and a smaller opening. Tight rings can be seen at ends of pipes. The two pipes are scratched up. The right pipe has undecipherable letters and numbers printed on it. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.

2016.001.016 - Raychem CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the center with a two inch metal cuff. The metal is a nickel titanium alloy. "CRYOFIT" is printed in on the cuff. Both pipes have the same diameter, but left pipe has thicker metal and a smaller opening. Tight rings can be seen at ends of pipes. The two pipes are scratched up. The right pipe has undecipherable letters and numbers printed on it. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.

Raychem CryoFit Shape-Memory Coupling, c. 1971-1999. Two metal alloy pipes connected in the center with a two inch metal cuff. The metal is a nickel titanium alloy. "CRYOFIT" is printed in on the cuff. Both pipes have the same diameter, but left pipe has thicker metal and a smaller opening. Tight rings can be seen at ends of pipes. The two pipes are scratched up. The right pipe has undecipherable letters and numbers printed on it. Shape-Memory couplings are used for joining pipes.