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  1. Lithium-ion Battery — 2022-07-02 09:39:36
    …ing lithium battery in the early 1970s. He discovered how to store lithium ions using titanium(IV) sulphide and lithium metal as the electrodes. He discovered the intercalation electrodes and invented the first rechargeable lithium-ion batter…
  2. Stainless Steel — 2022-07-02 08:52:44
    …twelve and a couple of years later was working for Firth's as a bottle washer in the chemical laboratory. He studied metallurgy and learnt very quickly. He was aware that the world of metal manufacturing was fighting a never ending battle aga…
    … invention ‘Rustless Steel’, but Stuart, persauded him it should be called **‘Stainless Steel’** . {{Tag ids="Metal steel rust "}} …
  3. Telephone — 2021-08-20 11:29:39
    … working Bell accidently heard the sound of a plucked reed * coming over the telegraph wire. Watson had been tuning the metal reeds in the next room. Bell drew up a plan for the telephone and they continued to experiment. The next day he transmi…
  4. Reflecting Telescope — 2021-08-14 20:51:21
    …liam Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse** on his estate, Birr Castle, at Parsonstown in County Offaly, Ireland. With a 72-inch metal mirror weighing 4 tons and a tube 54 feet long, it remained the largest telescope in the world until 1917, {{datediff f…
  5. Automatic Kettle — 2021-08-14 20:44:42
    …loaded ejectors. {{image url="K2a.jpg" class="left" title="K2a" width="200" }} At the rear of the appliance was a bimetallic strip thermostat, and when water boiled, steam was forced through an aperture in the lid to the strip, which knocked…
    …ng new products while Hobbs concentrated on sales. {{Tag ids="Kettle Automatic kitchen appliance K1 Boil thermostat bimetallic"}} …
  6. Electric Motor — 2021-08-09 22:25:17
    …d zinc was placed. Discs located between the cast iron cell and the cylinder of zinc prevented contact by the different metals. Dilute sulphuric acid was used to charge the battery. == Galvanometer == He also invented the first suspended coil …
  7. Aluminium — 2021-08-09 22:06:56
    …d until the 19th century with developments in chemistry and the advent of electricity. Aluminium was one of the newest metals to be discovered by humans. == Extracting from the Ore == Alum salts have been used for centuries. In 1808 Humphry Da…
    …m** and **potassium** in 1807, **magnesium** , **barium** and **calcium** in 1808. All with "-ium" ending signifying a metallic element. == Links == [[http://www.aluminiumleader.com/history/industry_history/ History ]] [[http://www.world-alum…
  8. Can — 2021-08-09 21:53:19
    …discovered he could preserve food by heating it and sealing it in glass containers which excluded air. Durand thought a metal container would be more robust. Very soon he was supplying canned food to the Royal Navy and the [[British_Empire|Empi…
  9. Industrial Revolution — 2021-08-08 21:48:46
    …ter Mushet (1811 - 1891) == {{Image url="Robert_Forester_Mushet.jpg" class="right" width="200" }} Mushet was an English metallurgist, born April 8, 1811, in Coleford, [[Gloucestershire]]. He was the youngest son of Agnes Wilson and David Mushet,…
    … an ironmaster. Robert spent his formative years studying metallurgy with his father. In '''1856''' Mushet found an inexpensive way to make high quality steel by adding '''ferromanga…
  10. Toilet — 2020-11-30 16:28:35
    …st iron and had no flange on the rim. These discharged into a separate chamber and then into the cess-pit or sewer. The metal rusted and the seals between the components leaked. Because the valve was unreliable, there had to be an overflow. Alth…
    …-on-Trent, was a Pottery manufacturer in England. By 1870, Thomas Twyford's improved version of the Bramah contained no metal parts, and in 1885 he created the one-piece 'wash-out' toilet, called the 'Unitas'. This used a 'P'-shaped trap. In 188…
  11. Railway — 2020-11-30 12:55:52
    …ct to build the Stockton and Darlington Railway (S&DR) began. The original plan was to use horses to draw coal carts on metal rails, but after company director Edward Pease met Stephenson he agreed to change the plans. Work began in 1822, and in…
  12. Meccano — 2017-05-14 01:23:25
    … began experimenting with ideas in his home workshop making toys for his sons in **1899** with pieces he cut from sheet metal. == Dad and Toys == He built models of bridges, trucks and cranes, although the pieces they were made from were not in…
  13. Vacuum Flask — 2017-05-02 15:07:40
    …of matter at extremely low temperatures. He was the first person to liquefy, and later solidify, hydrogen and show that metals had increased ability to conduct electricity at low temperatures. Using charcoal as an absorbing agent, he separated…

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