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New series: Acrylic patented 90 years ago (Part 1)

Part 1: chemical background and pioneering patents

By Markus Weber und Guido Deussing

Deck chair made of acrylic or acrylic glass. Source: istock / fotokostic

About polymers and monomers

Pioneers of acrylic research

Kahlbaum’s light polymer

Otto Röhm’s doctorate

The path to “ester rubber”