Sample of first nylon knitted tubing. Knitted July 1935 from polyamide made from pentamethylenediamine and sebacic acid

Made:
1935 in Wilmington

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Sample of first nylon knitted tubing. Knitted July 1935 from polyamide made from pentamethylenediamine and sebacic acid

Sample of first nylon (polyamide) knitted tubing. Knitted July 1935 made from pentamethylenediamine and sebacic acid

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Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1965-480
Materials:
PA, nylon, polyamide
type:
tubes
credit:
Du Pont de Nemours and Co., Philadelphia.
status:
Permanent collection

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