When Was Rubber Invented?

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Rubber was invented in 1843, by Thomas Hancock, a British engineer, not Charles Goodyear as is generally assumed. Rubber is a name given to a lot of different polymers that are all elastomers. That means they can be stretched out and they will return to their original shape when you let go. The first rubber was the natural kind from the sap of heave trees in Central America.
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Rubber occurs naturally, but Charles Goodyear invented vulcanized rubber (rubber treated by a process to improve its usefullness to humans).
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