The History of Stainless Steel

June 30, 2011

History of Stainless Steel

Harold Cobb has a broad background in the American stainless steel industry, including work with the E.G. Budd Manufacturing Company and the aerospace and nuclear  industries. Just as important as his technical knowledge of metallurgy is his ability to tell a good story involving the people and companies  who contributed to the development of stainless steel – all of which is evident in his entertaining new book The History of Stainless Steel.

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