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Harry Brearley stainless pioneer

Brearley, Harry

Harry Brearley stainless pioneer

autobiographical notes.

by Brearley, Harry

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Published by British Steel Stainless in conjunction with Kelham Island Industrial Museum in Sheffield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brearley, Harry, -- b. 1871.,
  • Metallurgists -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Steel -- Metallurgy -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN140.B74 A3 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination113 p. :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15468848M

      Harry Brearley, however, is credited with the start of industrial use of stainless steel [1], who was an employee of Firth Brown Research Laboratories. He discovered that steels with more than 10% chromium resisted etching and . Learn about Harry Brearley: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. He and the business magnate Andrew Carnegie both promoted the use of stainless steel. Harry Brearley Popularity. Most Popular # Born in #7. Entrepreneur Born in England # Aquarius Named Harry Born:

    The development of stainless steel was the brainchild of Harry Brearley who, in , was working on a project to prevent rifle barrels from corroding so much during use. His analysis of the rifle barrels involved having to dissolve them in acid but, by chance, he noticed that steel which had a high chromium content did not dissolve in the acid. Harry Brearley grew up in a poverty stricken family yet the stainless steel he discovered has left Sheffield's fingerprint on some of the world's most iconic buildings and inventions. The Years of Stainless Steel book covers the journey from Brearley's childhood to the discovery and huge impact it still has today.

    Source: British Stainless Steel Association. Photo: This monument to stainless steel pioneer Harry Brearley stands at the former Brown Firth Research Laboratories, where . Stainless Cartoons and paintings that celebrate Harry Brearley's great discovery in To celebrate years of stainless steel, Sheffield based artist Wildago brought her own brand of levity to the proceedings by staging a special exhibition in honour of Harry Brearley at her gallery ‘Camp Wildago’ on Campo Lane.


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Harry Brearley Stainless Pioneer Autobiographical Notes. Harry Brearley (18 February – 14 July ) was an English metallurgist, credited with the invention of "rustless steel" (later to be called "stainless steel" in the anglophone world). Based in Sheffield, his invention brought affordable cutlery to the masses, and saw an expansion of the city’s traditional cutlery trade.

Brearley's notes were found in Australia in the possession of his grandson, Basil. The notes were published as Harry Brearley – Stainless Pioneer by British Steel Stainless and the Kelham Island Industrial Museum in time for the 75th anniversary celebration.

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Adding to your basket. The item you've selected wasn't added to your basket. Add to basket: Watch this item Watching: Long-time member. day returns. Harry Brearley was certainly the pioneer of stainless steel but after he left Brown Firth Research, his successor Dr.

W.H. Hatfield went on to develop a stainless steel. The History of Stainless Steel is dedicated to my dear wife Joan Inman Cobb. Front Cover. The Chrysler Building, erected in New York City inwas once the tallest building in the File Size: KB.

Harry Brearley made his name as a metallurgist when he discovered stainless steel in He was born in into a poor family who lived in one room at the back of Spital Street.

His father was a steel worker at Thomas Firth & Sons and his mother took in. Harry Brearley () is usually credited with the invention of "rustless steel" (later to be called "stainless steel"), although Krupp filed a patent for its brand of Nirosta a few months before Brearley's breakthrough.

February 18th. Born in Sheffield the son of John Brearley, a steel melter. Born inBrearley came from a poor family of meagre means. Call it fate, or call it destiny, Brearley was born into such a family that was based out of Sheffield. With the city accounting for over half the steel produced in Europe and more than 90.

Quotations are from Harry Brearley’s autobiographical notes, Stainless Pioneer, published by British Steel Stainless in conjunction with The Kelham Island Industrial Museum, Sheffield The letter was re-published in by British Steel Stainless, in conjunction with Kelham Island Industrial Museum as “Harry Brearley - Stainless Pioneer”.

All the notes had been uncovered by Harry's grandson Basil, then living in Australia. Harry Brearley stainless pioneer by Harry Brearley (Book) Knotted string; autobiography of a steel-maker by Harry Brearley It contains the complete original texts of both books in a combined volume and includes a newly revised commentary providing a modern perspective of his life and work.

The volume is enhanced by a collection of. Animal Secrets Told: A Book of "Whys" by Brearley, Harry Chase and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at However, this may be just a coincidence but one of Harry's grand-sons is named Basil, which is also in your family.

My second book on Harry is called "Harry Brearley - Stainless Pioneer" and has a foreword written by Basil in (He is still alive, I believe.) At. Harry Brearley was asked to lead the project.

After leaving Brown Firth, Brearley joined Brown Bayley's Steel Works, also in Sheffield. He became a director of the firm in In Brearley created a charitable trust The Freshgate Trust Foundation, a grantmaking charity operating in Sheffield and South Yorkshire.Harry Brearley was certainly the pioneer of stainless steel but after he left Brown Firth Research, his successor Dr.

W.H. Hatfield went on to develop a stainless steel which even today is probably the widest used alloy of this type. It is referred to .Harry Brearley was born in and died in He was too frail to attend more than a few years of school, broken up by ill-health.

His father, a steel worker, was uninterested in teaching him the practical skills that would have helped him make his way in any metal working industry. Yet throughout his childhood Harry read.