Psm v73 d316 edward goodrich acheson
Psm v73 d316 edward goodrich acheson
Edward Goodrich Acheson
(1856-1931)

Died aged c. 75

Edward Goodrich Acheson (March 9, 1856 – July 6, 1931) was an American chemist. Born in Washington, Pennsylvania, he was the inventor of the Acheson process, which is still used to make Silicon carbide (carborundum) and later a manufacturer of carborundum and graphite.

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