What Is Silly Putty Made of?

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Silly Putty is made of a mixture of dimethyl siloxane, silica, Thixatrol ST, polydimethylsiloxane, decamethyl cyclopentasiloxane, glycerin, and titanium dioxide. That is a lot of complicated ingredients for a simple and fun toy.
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Silly Putty is made of Silicone and Boric acid. This is a rubbery type material that can bounce and also pick up ink from comic books and transfer the picture to the putty.
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Wright's new substance was an anomaly and General Electric sent samples of the putty to scientists around the world in a vain attempt to find a practical use for the new product.
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Silly Putty was made by James Wright in 1943 when he accidentally dropped boric acid and silicone oil together. This was during World War II, scientists were looking for a replacement
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Background In 1943, Silly Putty was accidentally invented by James Wright, an engineer in General Electric's New Haven laboratory, which was under a government contract to create
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