Hayward A. Harvey
Hayward Augustus Harvey
January 17, 1824
Jamestown, New York
|Died||August 28, 1893 (aged 69)|
Orange, New Jersey
He was married twice, to Matilda Winant and Emily A. Halsey. He had one son by each marriage.
He is best known for inventing the Harvey process for case hardening the front surface of steel armor plate. The resulting Harvey armor was widely used on armoured ships in the 1890s. He invented the process while living in Orange, New Jersey, and died there on August 28, 1893.
- U.S. Patent 506,689 , Manufacture of Steel Rails for Railroads
- U.S. Patent 498,390 , Improvement in Compositions for Super-carburizing Steel
- U.S. Patent 460,262 , Improvements in Decrementally-Hardened Armor-Plates
- U.S. Patent 460,261 , Gun
- U.S. Patent 329,738 , Spring-washer
- Memoir of Hayward Augustus Harvey by Thomas William Harvey. T.W. Harvey, 1900.
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