Vietnamese inventor receives US patent for impregnating wood with polymer solution

Vietnamese inventor receives US patent for impregnating wood with polymer solution

NDO – Vietnamese inventor Tran Hoai Nam has received a US patent for his methods and systems of impregnating wood with a polymer solution and the products thereof. The project resulted from dozens of years of conducting research, which was even more difficult as Nam didn’t have methodical and professional education in this field. (13 hours ago)

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