Original Patents of Polymer Inventors

We are all aware of who were the inventors of various polymers, but are you aware of their patent details such as – Name, Abstract, Co-inventors, Application Dates etc. ? Even, I never saw their patent works, until now!

It was really tough to dig down their original patents. I hope you enjoy knowing and reading it!

Check the Patents on some of the following polymers:

  1. Vulcanization of Rubber: Patented by Charles Goodyear in June 15, 1844
  2. Celluloid: Patented by John W. Hyatt in March 25, 1869
  3. Bakelite: Patented by Leo H. Baekeland in July 13, 1907
  4. Neoprene: Patented by Julius A. Nieuwland in September 13, 1928
  5. Nylon: Patented by Wallace H. Carothers in January 2, 1935
  6. Teflon: Patented by Roy J. Plunkett in July 1, 1939
  7. High Density Polyethylene (HDPE): Patented by John Paul Hogan and Robert L. Banks in March 04, 1958
  8. Polypropylene: Patented by Giulio Natta and Giorgio Mazzanti in December 3, 1954
  9. Kevlar: Patented by Stephanie Louise Kwoleck in June 25, 1974

Please click on the “link” for their full patents

1. Vulcanization of Rubber: Patented by Charles Goodyear in June 15, 1844 (Link)

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2. Celluloid: Patented by John W. Hyatt in March 25, 1869 (Link)

3. Bakelite: Patented by Leo H. Baekeland in July 13, 1907 (Link)

4. Neoprene: Patented by Julius A. Nieuwland in September 13, 1928 (Link)

5. Nylon: Patented by Wallace H. Carothers in January 2, 1935 (Link)

6. Teflon: Patented by Roy J. Plunkett in July 1, 1939 (Link)

7. High Density Polyethylene (HDPE): Patented by John Paul Hogan and Robert L. Banks in March 04, 1958 (Link)

8. Polypropylene: Patented by Giulio Natta and Giorgio Mazzanti in December 3, 1954 (Link)

9. Kevlar: Patented by Stephanie Louise Kwoleck in June 25, 1974 (Link)

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