On This Day in History

For the month of November, we want to provide you with a weekly history fact. These facts will relate to the field of technology and what the impact is today, so enjoy your first On This Day in History!

 

On this day in history in 1931 the DuPont Company announced the first practical synthetic rubber, which will later be renamed Neoprene. Today, neoprene is used to make laptop sleeves, remote controls, and mobile device holders.

 

neoprene

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