This page is dedicated to rubber – the bouncy stretchy stuff that you find all over the place. Rubber is a name given to a lot of different polymers that are all
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Le nylon est le nom d’une matière plastique de type polyamide souvent utilisée comme fibre textile ; il est inventé le 28 février 1935 par Wallace Carothers qui
DuPont demonstrated nylon and nylon stockings to the American public at the 1939 New York World’s Fair.
Wallace Carothers can be considered the man of the science of man-made polymers and the man responsible for the invention of nylon and neoprene.
In the 1920s, DuPont continued its emphasis on materials science, hiring Wallace Carothers to work on polymers in 1928. Carothers invented neoprene, a synthetic
Enlaces externos. Chemical achievers at chemheritage.org; Encyclopedia of World Biography on Wallace Hume Carothers «Wallace Carothers:1928». DuPont Heritage website.
Who invented nylon? Everyone’s heard of nylon, but hardly anyone outside the world of chemistry knows the name of Wallace Carothers (1896–1937), its brilliant
Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, more specifically aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides. They can be melt-processed into fibers
Stocking Series, Part 1: Wartime Rationing and Nylon Riots As hemlines rose, DuPont’s wonder fabric was a sensation among women. But during WWII, it was needed for