David Williams

David Williams

Professor David Williams of Loughborough University is recognised internationally for his expertise in manufacturing technology.

Much of the evolution of this has been driven by weapons manufacturing. His publications and research work as an honorary historical consultant focus on the history of military gunmaking and the Birmingham Gun Trade.

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Stainless Steel

Harry Brearley, chief metallurgist, of Thomas Firth & Sons of Sheffield, England, discovers martensitic chromium stainless steel in 1913 while seeking a corrosion-resistant alloy for gun barrels for the British Government.

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