Blaise Pascal, French scientist, mathematician and philosopher invents the first hydraulic press in 1647. The device consisted of a piston and cylinder filled with a liquid fluid. Pressing the piston produced a compressive force upon a stationary anvil. Modern versions of the hydraulic press are still in usage today as reinvented by Joseph Bramah, an English engineer in the 18th century. Pascal also invented the syringe.
1647, 18th Century
Blaise Pascal, Joseph Bramah
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