Bessemer Steel Process

By Valeria and Molly

The Bessemer Process

Who Invented It?

Henry Bessemer created the Bessemer Steel Process, who also put a patent on the process in 1855.

What Was It?

It was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass-production of steel.

Continuing The Bessemer Steel Process

What Does It Do?

It takes pig-iron and turns it into steel

How Did It Impact Americans & Society?

  • Building that are made out of steel last longer
  • It made steel cheaper

Is There A Modern Version?

There's a modern version of the steel process, but it's not the Bessemer Steel Process. The steel processes now are more efficient.