On this day – American inventor Charles Goodyear died on July 01 in 1860

  The inventor of vulcanized rubber, a baked mixture of rubber and sulphur by which rubber acquires certain qualities like strength, elasticity, and resistance to solvents, and to render it impervious to moderate heat and cold. In terms of Chemistry the process involves the formation of cross-linkages between the polymer chains of rubber molecules. TheContinue reading “On this day – American inventor Charles Goodyear died on July 01 in 1860”

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