Thermostat patented

Andrew Ure of Glasgow, Scotland, a chemist, patented his thermostat in 1830. In his description of the device, so called Òheat responsive elementÓ uses a bimetallic bar with dissimilar metals that would bend at an angle according to the ambient air temperature.
Date:
      1830
Name(s):
      Andrew Ure
Occupation:
      Inventor
Location:
      Glasgow, Scotland

Additional Information:

  • Andrew Ure – Wikipedia
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