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Schroeder, H. E.

Existence: 1915 - 2009


  • Existence: 1915 - 2009

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

DuPont Performance Elastomers, L.L.C., VitonĀ® fluoroelastomer historical files

Accession: 2489

DuPont Performance Elastomers, LLC manufactures and supplies general purpose and specialty elastomer products. Viton, the first fluoroelastomer, grew out of Dr. Dean R. Rexford's (1915-1997) research of DuPont's Organic Chemicals Department in 1954. The material proved remarkably stable when exposed to chemicals, oils, solvents, and high temperatures, making it ideal for seals, gaskets, O-rings, and similar components in the aerospace and automotive industries. This collection contains materials relating to the history of Viton fluoroelastomer assembled for its 50th anniversary in 2007. They include advertisements, trade catalogs, a copy of the original patent, and a company chronology of developments with Viton between 1954 and 1975.

Dates: 1954-2007

Herman Schroeder collection of DuPont Company audiovisual materials

Accession: 2010-204

Herman Schroeder joined the DuPont Company's Chemical Department in 1938 and held various positions at the Organic Chemistry Department at Jackson Laboratory and the Elastomer Chemicals Department. This collection consists primarily of materials related to Schroeder's professional activities after his retirement from the DuPont Company in 1980.

Dates: 1938-1993

Herman Schroeder papers

Accession: 2468

H.E. Schroeder (1915-2009) was a research chemist who spent most of his career with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. His papers consist of documents and memorabilia covering his family and professional life.

Dates: 1901-1997