mushet steel

mushet steel
\\ˈməshə̇t-\ noun or mushet's steel
Usage: usually capitalized M
Etymology: after Robert F. Mushet died 1891 English metallurgist
: the first self-hardening steel

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  • Mushet steel — Mushet steel, also known as Robert Mushet s Special Steel (RMS), self hardening steel and air hardening steel,[1] is considered the first tool steel and air hardening steel.[2] It was invented in 1868 by Robert Forester Mushet. Prior to Mushet… …   Wikipedia

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  • Mushet, Robert Forester — born 1811, Coleford, Gloucestershire, Eng. died January 1891, Coleford British steelmaker. He was the son of the ironmaster David Mushet (1772–1847). Robert s discovery in 1868 that adding tungsten to steel greatly increases its hardness even… …   Universalium

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  • David Mushet — Born October 2, 1772(1772 10 02) Dalkeith, Edinburgh Died June 7, 1847(1847 06 07 …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Forester Mushet — (1811 – 1891), an English metallurgist, was born April 8, 1811, in Coleford, Gloucestershire. He was the youngest son of Agnes Wilson and David Mushet, an ironmaster. [ [http://ia300029.us.archive.org/1/items/dictionaryofnati39stepuoft/dictionaryo… …   Wikipedia

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  • High speed steel — (often abbreviated HSS, sometimes HS) is a material usually used in the manufacture of machine tool bits and other cutters. It is often used in power saw blades and drill bits. It is superior to the older high carbon steel tools used extensively… …   Wikipedia

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