Dacron was discovered by John Rex Winfield and J. T. Dickinson in 1941. They called it Polyethylene fibre. In the 1950's DuPont launched their fibre under the name Dacron, the first washable artificial textile fibre.
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Dacron was invented by John Rex Whinfield and J. T. Dickinson in 1941. Polyethylene fiber is the name they called it. In the 1950's DuPont launched their fiber under the name Dacron, the first washable synthetic textile fiber.
Polyethylene terephthalate (sometimes written poly(ethylene terephthalate)), commonly abbreviated PET, PETE, or the obsolete PETP or PET-P, or referred to by the brand name Dacron, is a thermoplastic...