Posts Tagged ‘Georges Audemars’
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Key Figures In The Development of Rayon
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 20th, 2010
Transforming dissolving pulp to rayon since its discovery hasn’t been an overnight process. Many key figures have been instrumental in the “invention” of rayon over the past 150 years. This article takes an in-depth look at some of the crucial innovators for this fabric. The fact that nitrocellulose is soluble in organic solvents such as ether and acetone, made it possible for Georges Audemars to develop the first "artificial silk"...