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Robert W. Gore

American scientist, inventor and businessman

Died when: 83 years 155 days (1001 months)
Star Sign: Aries


Robert W. Gore

Robert W.Gore (April 15, 1937 – September 17, 2020) was an American engineer and scientist, inventor and businessman.Gore led his family's company, W.

L.Gore & Associates, in developing applications of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) ranging from computer cables to medical equipment to the outer layer of space suits.

His most significant breakthrough was likely the invention of Gore-Tex, a waterproof and breathable fabric popularly known for its use in sporting and outdoor gear.

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