Industrial America

Aaron Grover

Henry Bessemer

When: Henry Bessemer invented the Bessemer process for steel-making, was give a patent for the Bessemer process for steel-making on November 11, 1856. It's patent number is 16082


Who: Henry Bessemer is the inventor for the Bessemer Process.


What: The Bessemer Process is "A method for making steel by blasting compressed air through molten iron to burn out excess carbon and impurities.


Where: Henry Bessemer was born in England in January 19th of 1813.


Why: Henry Bessemer was mostly widely known for his making of modern steel... Henry's most important achievement of his life was the Bessemer converter.