When was Vulcanized rubber discovered?

In the year 1839, vulcanized rubber was invented by an American Charles Goodyear and on 15th June 1844 he received a patent. Vulcanization is a chemical process that is performed to strengthen the rubber. Variety of products such as shoe soles, hoses, hockey pucks and tires are prepared by it.

Vulcanized rubber

Vulcanized rubber inventor Charles Goodyear

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