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Frank Rogers

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Frank Rogers (1882- )

1922 D.Eng., M.Sc., B.A., M.I.Mech.E., Cons. Engr. and Metallurgist; b. 1882. Ed. and Training: Liverpool Coll. and University, and Cambridge. 1st Class Hons. Eng. Degree, Liverpool, Rathbone Medallist. Research Degree, Cambridge. Career: Research Dept., Woolwich Arsenal; Metallurgical Expert to late Sir A. M. Rendel and Robertson (India Office Cons. Engrs. ), on Special Railway. Work. Steel and Chemical Works design and equipment; Lab. design and organization; Magnet Expert, Research Lab.; Microscopy of Metals, and other Cons. Metallurgical work; Inventor of high efficiency (light-weight) springs for Railway., tramway and motor-car eng.; Originator of mercury test for internal stress and tendency to cracking in brass and other non-ferrous materials, cartridge cases, etc.; Inventor of Pyrometers for molten metals at high temperatures. Papers on "Steel-making and Treatment," " Microscopy Impact and Fatigue of Metals," " Properties of Metals at High Temperatures." Address: 64A, Westbar, and Hicks Lane, Sheffield.

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