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http://www.bssa.org.uk/about_stainless_steel.php?id=31

In 1908 the Germans entered the fray, the Krupp Iron Works in Germany produced a chrome-nickel steel for the hull of the Germania yacht. The Half Moon , as the yacht is now known, has a rich history and currently lies on the seabed off the east coast of Florida. Whether the steel contains the minimum 10.5% chromium ...

http://www.estainlesssteel.com/historyofstainlesssteel.shtml

Updated - While Brearley is given credit by most for the invention of stainles steel, French scientist Leon Gillet had documented the constitution of stainless steel in 1904. While Gillet noted the composition and properties of his alloy mix, he never recognized the corrosive resistance of the material. In 1911 Philip Monnartz of ...

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May 17, 2013 ... Unlike iron, which has been in use for over a thousand years, stainless steel is a relative newcomer to the materials science world, having first been produced only 100 years ago. This may seem hard to believe at first, given the ubiquity of the metal in almost every facet of modern life, but this is simply a ...

http://www.stainless-steel-world.net/basicfacts/a-brief-history-of-stainless-steels.html

A brief history of the invention and developments of stainless steels.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stainless_steel

Similar developments were taking place contemporaneously in the United States, where Christian Dantsizen and Frederick Becket were industrializing ferritic stainless steel. In 1912, Elwood Haynes applied for a US patent on a martensitic stainless steel alloy, which was not granted until 1919.

https://www.asminternational.org/documents/10192/1849770/5276_FM.pdf

less steel. The Chrysler Building was the first major use of stainless steel in architecture. The Nirosta chromium-nickel alloy had first been intro- duced in America just three years earlier, and the long-term endur- ance of the metal in the atmosphere was unknown. The building has become an icon of the stainless steel ...

http://www.pennstainless.com/blog/2012/08/the-history-of-stainless-steel/

Aug 13, 2012 ... Early Stainless Steel Development: The development of stainless steel occurred over about a 100 year time period, and was based on the accomplishments of.

https://www.amazon.com/History-Stainless-Steel-Harold-Cobb/dp/1615030107

The History of Stainless Steel provides a fascinating glimpse into a vital material that we may take for granted today. Stainless steel, called the miracle metal and the crowning achievement of metallurgy by the prominent metallurgist Carl Zapffe , is a material marvel with an equally fascinating history of people, places, and ...

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STAINLESS STEEL OVERVIEW: HISTORY. Background. The "discovery" of stainless steel occured in the 1900 to 1915 time period. However, as with many discoveries, it was the accumulated efforts of several individuals that actually began in 1821. That year a Frenchman named Berthier found that iron when alloyed with ...

http://www.worldstainless.org/Files/issf/non-image-files/PDF/History_of_Stainless_Steel.pdf

THE HISTORY OF STAINLESS STEEL. 4000 BC. First evidence of the use of iron . 300 BC. Wootz steelmaking technique develops in India and Sri Lanka. The technique spreads across the Arabian peninsula. 3000 BC. Chinese Qin dynasty uses chromium to strengthen weapons and protect them from corrosion. 1100 to  ...