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Niles, Donald E. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Volume 48, Number 7 (March 1944)

[Contents] In this issue,   pp. 4-[6]


Page 4


Looking at the future
through a little iron bow14
1) This little iron bowl helped
shape the pattern of industry to-
day; it holds the key to much of
the progress that is to come. For
in it Dr. E. G. Acheson created the
first man-made abrasive, silicon
carbide, to which he gave the
trade name "Carborundum" -52 years
ago. From that
came the super
opened the way
development of
cal processes.
discovery in turn
refractories which
for the economical
modern metallurgi-
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2) For instance, one of these
super refractories is vitally
important to the process by
which our huge naval and coast
defense guns are annealed
under closely controlled
conditions.
4) After the war, these super re-
fractories will help produce new
and better materials. When you
encounter a refractory problem in
the field, remember Carborundum
Refractory Specialists stand
ready to help you solve it. The
Carborundum Company, Perth Amboy,
New Jersey.
Carborundum is a registered trade-mark of and in.-
111-t- ma.. facture by The Carborundum Cmpanny
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