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Bott and Hackney

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Bott & Hackney of The Titanic Steel Co., of Pott Street, New Islington, Ancoats, Manchester

See Joseph Elton Bott and Samuel John Hackney

1886 Report of a visit to the foundry to see examples of castings made from a new type of steel that had been in production for about six months. The magazine called it Titanic steel, patented by Messrs Bott & Hackney. The partners appeared in the magazine again, on 12 Feb 1886 with an open hearth furnace patented by Mr Bolt, featuring an improved method of construction.[1]

See the Titanic Steel Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The January 29 1886 issue of Mechanical World and Steam Users' Magazine