Gustaf de Laval was born at Orsa in Dalarna in the Swedish de Laval Huguenot family (immigrated 1622 - Claude de Laval, soldier - knighted de Laval 1647). Continue reading
In 1878, Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval, a scientist, engineer, and inventor, invented the mechanical cream separator, while working with the Klosters-Bruck Steel Works. Continue reading
Inventor Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval of Stockholm, Sweden, received an American patent for a centrifugal cream separator with a continuous flow on October 4, 1881.