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Re: [Rollei] OT: TEFLON (was What did you do in the war? (long))

And we kick other people off for not keeping to the subject?

On Tue, 20 May 2003, Marc James Small wrote:

> At 03:10 AM 5/20/03 -0600, fyodor   wrote:
> >I've usually heard that it was the US Space Program that "gave us" Teflon;
> >and I find the Cold War variant quite lovely, I have to admit.
> >
> >Actually, Teflon was developed at Du Pont's Jackson Laboratory in New
> >Jersey, USA in 1938.
> Absolutely, but it did not find a use for other than lab ware until the
> Sneaky Petes pulled it out again in the 1950's for use on arctic gear, and
> it was then publicized by NASA in the early 1960's.  Saran Wrap had a
> somewhat similar background.
> Marc
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