TITLE

Chardonnet, Hilaire

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Chardonnet, Hilaire (1839-1924) was a French chemist and physiologist who invented a technique for extruding cellulose nitrate into a manufactured fiber, which became known as rayon. The fiber was first commercially produced in the United States in 1910. Today, rayon is used to make clothing, draperies, and upholstery.
ACCESSION #
37309965

 

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