Angel Balevski

Inventor

1910 – 1997

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Who was Angel Balevski?

Angel Balevski is a famous Bulgarian inventor and engineer.

He graduated from a technical school in Brno in 1934. He started his professional career as a metallurgical engineer, and later a professor at numerous universities across Europe. Balevski was the founder of the Bulgarian academic school in the field of metal sciences and technologies. He made successful attempts at designing a hot pressing machine for non-ferrous metals. He developed an original method for cast iron production from Bulgarian raw materials in a rotating drum furnace. Together with Ivan Dimov, he developed a counter-pressure casting method which was a novelty in world foundry technology and was protected by over 100 patent documents in Bulgaria and abroad. He was the author or co-author of more than seven monographs and academic textbooks.

Balevski was elected honorary and foreign member of the academies and research societies in many countries. He was the Co-Chairman of the International Academy of Sciences in Munich and a Member of the Board of the Paguosh Movement of Scientists for Peace.

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Born
Mar 4, 1910
Troyan
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Died
1997

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on July 23, 2013

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