crucible steel


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crucible steel

[′krü·sə·bəl ‚stēl]
(metallurgy)
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His son Joseph extended the business into steel and, after the death of his father in 1761, was the first British manufacturer to successfully develop crucible steel into steel wire.
He worked with Simonds Saw & Steel Co., Crucible Steel Co.
It fits into a genre that includes autobiographies of workers such as Charles Walker's 1922 volume Steel: The Diary of a Furnace Worker and Englishman Harry Brearley's description of a life in the crucible steel industry, Knotted String: Autobiography of a Steel-Maker (1941).
The latter, which had been prominent since Defoe's day, had been greatly boosted by the availability of crucible steel. Sheffield now became one great factory, a hive of small workshops for cutlery and tools, all linked by a chain of steel.
If they were lucky, they could get their hands on some Swedish steel, which had an excellent natural mix of some of the ingredients in today's fine crucible steel.
1750--Benjamin Huntsman reinvents the cast crucible steel process in England, a process that disappeared after first being developed in India...The English parliament prohibits the refining of pig iron or the casting of iron in the American colonies, contributing to the American Revolution.
I guess Tom's summer jobs at Crucible Steel during his years at Syracuse University as well as handling the Fansteel and Lindberg Heat Treating accounts as a public relations account manager stuck with him.
Battelle operated the system for more than two hundred cycles and then transferred it to Crucible Steel Co.
at Crucible Steel Casting Co.'s Lansdowne, PA, plant for special melting.
1750 - Benjamin Huntsman reinvents cast crucible steel process in England, a process that disappeared after first being developed in India.