Henry Bessemer

the mass production of steel


Bessemer's famous one-step process for producing cheap, high-quality steel made it possible for engineers to envision transcontinental railroads, sky-scraping office towers, bay-spanning bridges, unsinkable ships, and mass-produced horseless carriages
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Bessemer was born in 1813 in Charlton, Hertfordshire, England. His inventive ways manifested themselves early, and his earliest innovations were focused on the family business of typography and printing
Manufacture of Steel by Bessemer Process


this steel process allowed the world to have a new way of producing all kinds of things. Building were now able to last longer and were less expensive to build. with a new method many new skills were developed and many people had a massive impact on the british metal industry