Robert Gore

Born: 1937
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah

ePTFE—Gore invented a new form of polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) widely known by the GORE-TEX® brand name. Valued by outdoor enthusiasts, GORE-TEX® materials also have applications in medical, industrial, electrical and textile products.

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