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june 15,1844 – Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber.Goodyear discovered the vulcanization process accidentally after five years of searching for a more stable rubber. In 1898, almost four decades after his death, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was founded and named after Goodyear by Frank Seiberling


Charles Goodyear invented vulcanized rubber in 1844 that was later used for tires.


Grave Marker- Charles Goodyear, American inventor. Goodyear died while traveling to see his dying daughter. After arriving in New York, he was informed that she had already died. He collapsed and was taken to the Fifth Avenue Hotel in New York City, where he died. He is buried in New Haven at Grove Street Cemetery ... how tragic. :(

from BBC News

Sulphur surplus: Up to our necks in a diabolical element

Charles Goodyear, in the 19th Century, found that adding sulphur to latex - the goopy sap of the rubber tree - created a much firmer, more durable material, which he used to produce the first tyres and inner tubes. 1839: American inventor Charles Goodyear (1800 - 1860) demonstrating his new dry heat rubber Vulcanization process Charles Goodyear demonstrating the Vulcanisation process

from Mail Online

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Charles Goodyear quotes #openquotes

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Charles Goodyear - inventor of vulcanized rubber, 1844