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Isaac Babbitt

Isaac Babbitt
Born July 26, 1799
Taunton, Massachusetts
Died May 26, 1862
Somerville, Massachusetts
Known for Babbitt metal

Isaac Babbitt (b. July 26, 1799, Taunton, Massachusetts - d. May 26, 1862, Somerville, Massachusetts) was in 1839 the inventor of a low-friction tin-based metal alloy, Babbitt metal, that is used extensively in engine bearings today. [1]

References

  1. ^ Hellemans, Alexander; Bryan Bunch (1988). The Timetables of Science. New York, New York: Simon and Schuster. pp. 305. ISBN 0671621300.  

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