Chapter 8: Edward G. Budd (1870–1946), Inventor and Entrepreneur
This chapter discusses the work of a famous stainless steel pioneer, Edward G. Budd. The discussion covers his early years, his automobile body business, the arrival of novel kind of stainless steel in America, Earl Ragsdale's shot weld patent, the world's first stainless steel airplane, the world's first stainless steel rubber-tired train, the Flying Yankee, the Mark Twain Zephyr, the development of the Budd Company in the war years and postwar years, and a review of the Budd Era.
Edward G. Budd (1870–1946), Inventor and Entrepreneur, The History of Stainless Steel, By Harold M. Cobb, ASM International, 2010, p 123–169, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.hss.t52790123
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