Thursday, December 15, 1960: Teflon

The first Teflon-coated non-stick cookware, called "T-Fal" in the United States, goes on sale at Macy's department store in New York. It quickly sells out. (The ad at left is from France; it says "never sticks.")

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* Short history (from www.t-falusa.com): @
* "Making Teflon Stick" (Invention & Technology magazine, 2000): @
* "A Brief History of Fluoropolymers" (DuPont publication): @
* "DuPont's Teflon Cover-Up" (from environmentalchemistry.com): @

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