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The Trivial Persuit of Welding and Joining

Friction Stir Welding of Jig Saw Puzzle
Friction stir welding of jig saw puzzle
In this area, you will find facts that had not yet been covered by an own article in the English language Wikipedia at the time of being published on AluStir's web site:
  • Although Edwin Izod's name is widely known among engineers and metallurgists, he is often not associated with the invention of the IZOD impact test.

  • Frederick Knoop was a co-inventor of the micro hardness test that bears his name.

  • Charles Lillicrap was a British naval architect, who served as Director of Naval Construction from 1944 to 1951.

  • George Pellissier was the first American to use Thermite® welding commercially for laying 1 mile of track of the Holyoke Street Railway in Massachusetts.

  • Stanley Rockwell invented together with Hugh M. Rockwell, who was the son of his employer but probably not a relative, the Rockwell hardness testing machine.