This synthetic polymer has been used to create ropes, tires, carpets, clothing, food packaging and much more. It was created by the DuPont industrial company in the 1930s, and was showcased at the World Fair in New York in 1939.
Nylon has various uses. After its invention in the 1930s, it was used during WWII as a replacement for silk in parachutes.
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