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  • Teflon: Its History & How it Works

Chemistry History: Teflon & Non-Stick Pans

February 4th, 2016|

On this day in 1941, Teflon, the polymer commonly found in non-stick pans, was patented. Its discovery actually occurred a few years previously – here’s a quick look at the story behind it, as well as the science behind its non-stick effect.

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