Charles L. Coffin

Inventor

38

Who is Charles L. Coffin?

Charles L. Coffin of Detroit was awarded U.S. Patent 428,459 for an arc welding process using a metal electrode. This was the first time that metal melted from the electrode carried across the arc to deposit filler metal in the joint to make a weld. About 10 years earlier, N.G. Slavianoff, a Russian, presented the same idea of transferring metal across an arc, but to cast metal in a mold.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Charles L. Coffin." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 8 Aug. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/c_l_coffin>.

Discuss this Charles L. Coffin biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net