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Nasmyth, James (1808–1890)

James Nasmyth
James Nasmyth was a Scottish inventor and engineer. Nasmyth developed a foundry for making machine tools and steam-powered machines. In 1842 he patented a steam hammer designed to forge the drive shafts originally intended for the SS Great Britain. See also Nasmyth focus.

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