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Isaac Babbitt
Isaac Babbitt is an American inventor. In 1839, he invented a metal alloy bearing made of low-friction tin, Babbitt metal, which is widely used in engine bearings today. Babbitt is a professional silversmith who experimented with metal alloys. In 1824, he made the first Britannia metal produced in the United States, from which he sold the tableware under the Babbitt, Crossman & Company names. Due to financial failure, he retired and in 1834 moved to Boston. There, he enlisted as a director of the Boston South Iron Company, better known as the Algiers Foundries, where he produced the first copper cannon export in the United States. At the same time, in 1839, he invented a widely used antifriction metal known today as the Babbitt metal. For this invention, he received the gold medal from the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanical Association in 1841, after which the US Congress awarded him $ 20,000. He later patented the material in the UK and Russia.
BornJuly 26, 1799, Taunton, Massachusetts
DiedMay 26, 1862, Somerville, Massachusetts
Known forBabbitt metal

About Isaac Babbitt

Entrepreneur Isaac Babbitt was born on July 26, 1799 in Massachusetts, United States (He dies at the age of 62, on May 26, 1862).

Babbitt metal, a tin-derived alloy used in the fabrication of engine bearings, was invented by him.

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Isaac Babbitt before becoming famous

Isaac Babbitt was born in the Zodiac sign Leo (The Lion), and 1799 is also the year of Goat (羊) in the Chinese Zodiac.

Before discovering the tin-derived alloy that made him a millionaire, he worked as a goldsmith.

Achievement of Isaac Babbitt

He died in the Massachusetts town of Somerville.

Isaac Babbitt's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

At the time of his birth, his family resided in Taunton, Massachusetts.

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Both he and Entrepreneur Eli Whitney were Massachusetts natives.

Isaac Babbitt Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Isaac Babbitt updated on March 10 2023.