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What Did James Nasmyth?

James Nasmyth was a British engineer who invented the steam hammer.

Why Was The Steam Hammer Invented?

The first steam hammer was built in 1840 to meet the needs of forging large iron or steel components after James Watt described the steam hammer in 1784. The hammer was built by the Bethlehem Iron Company.

Who Is The Inventor Of Basketball?

James Naismith.

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What Does Drop Hammer Mean?

On metal resting on an anvil or die, a power hammer is raised and then dropped.

What Is Steam Hammer In Pipe?

There is a presence of condensate in the line when steam hammering occurs. The sudden drop in pressure of steam is the reason for this. The steam hammers can damage piping.

What Is Steam Hammering And Water Hammering?

There are causes of steam hammering which occur when there is a presence of condensate in the line. As soon as the hot steam enters, condensation forms and water gets accumulated in the lines, forming a Slug.

Where Does The Saying The Penny Has Dropped Come From?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, this phrase was derived from the mechanism of penny-in-the-slot machines. The earliest citation of a use of the phrase with the ‘now I understand’ meaning is from August 1939.

What Does Penny Drop Mean?

Informal, British. I used to say that someone finally understands something after not knowing it for a long time, but finally the penny dropped.