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|Born||July 26, 1799
|Died||May 26, 1862
|Known for||Babbitt metal|
Isaac Babbitt (July 26, 1799 in Taunton, Massachusetts – May 26, 1862 in Somerville, Massachusetts) was goldsmith, in 1839 he invented of a low-friction tin-based metal alloy, Babbitt metal, that is used extensively in engine bearings today.
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