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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

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Charles Goodyear e o processo de vulcanização

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

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Burgundy Berkeley calf toe cap brogue shoes | Men's business shoes from Charles Tyrwhitt, Jermyn Street, London

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Celebrity Birthdays on December 29 | Canadian musician Rick Danko (from the Band), Charles Goodyear, and Madame de Pompadour were all born on this day in history.

TODAY CHARLES GOODYEAR WAS BORN DECEMBER 29, 1800 IN NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. CHARLES A SELF TAUGHT CHEMIST INVENTED THE PROCESS VULCANIZATION THAT MADE THE RUBBER STRONGER WHEN USED WITH TIRES SO IT WOULDN'T BE SO BRITTLE IN THE WINTER WEATHER WITH SNOW AND ICE AND TURN STICKY IN THE SUMMER HEAT #Goodyear #NASCAR #NewmanNation #Tires

15th June - On this day: Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber 1844 (Source: Castelli 2016 corporate diary/2016 diaries feature facts every day)