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07/05/1892 Charles Frederick Cross and Edward John Bevan take out a patent for viscose

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Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon with Dr. Paul Blanc

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The production of viscose fibres at Kelheim Fibres GmbH

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Characterisation of viscose fibre

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Viscose Challis Fabric

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The Viscose Fibre Line

British scientists Charles Frederick Cross and Edward John Bevan took out British patent no. 8,700, "Improvements in Dissolving Cellulose and Allied Compounds" in 1892. In 1893 they formed the Viscose Syndicate to grant licences, and in 1896 formed the British Viscoid Co. Ltd. to exploit the process.
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