Hinged attachment for tassets, Greenwich armour II.76. Analysis point in blue box.

Analytical Projects

Here you can find information about 12 of our different analytical projects, which demonstrate how we use each of the three analytical processes:

These processes are discussed in greater detail in the Conservation in Practice section, and are used in the everyday work of the Conservation department of the Royal Armouries.

In each case a project is broken down into four sections:

Did you know?

First commercial steel melting

Benjamin Huntsman of Sheffield is widely credited with the first commercial melting of steel in around 1740, using his crucible process. However, the melting of steel had long been practiced in central Asia and India and was known as Damascus steel.

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