Leo Baekeland Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Leo Baekeland Quotes and Sayings

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    I also served on many government committees. Leo Baekeland | Refcard PDF
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    I was trying to make something really hard, but then I thought I should make something really soft instead, that could be molded into different shapes. That was how I came up with the first plastic. I called it Bakelite. Leo Baekeland | Refcard PDF
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    In 1893 I founded a chemical company which I ran until 1899. Leo Baekeland | Refcard PDF
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    Then I was president of the Bakelite Corporation from 1910 to 1930. Leo Baekeland | Refcard PDF
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    Well, it was kind of an accident, because plastic is not what I meant to invent. I had just sold photograph paper to Eastman Kodak for 1 million dollars. Leo Baekeland | Refcard PDF






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