The following page contains links to sites that may (or may not) be of interest. None of these sites are connected to or approved by the University of Bristol (except for the University of Bristol ones obviously). Their inclusion on this page is for information only and does not imply endorsement by myself or the Universtiy of Bristol. All the sites listed below were running in July 2001.


It doesn't matter how it's made - if it says S Club 7 on the front it's going to sound awful. Get yourself some decent records @:

Now you understand what they're made out of - go scratch them up on virtual turntables @:

Chemical sites:
Good basic site on PVC:
One of my main sources on old records:
General information can be found on:
Univeristy of Bristol Chemistry Department home page:

Record sites:
How a cartridge works:

Diamond sites:
De Beers Industrial:
Bristol University Diamond Group:


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