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Frederick Kipping
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Born in Manchester, Greater Manchester
Born on 16th of August 1863
Died on 1st of May 1949

Educated at Manchester Grammar School and what became Manchester University, Frederick Kipping was professor of chemistry at Nottingham University for nearly forty years, and was a renowned expert on silicon chemistry, his efforts facilitating the use of silicon in synthetic rubber, plastics (including for high temperature applications) and silicone (a term he coined) lubricants.

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