Pierre-Émile Martin

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Pierre-Émile Martin
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Pierre-Émile Martin
Born 18 August 1824
Died 23 May 1915
Nationality France

Pierre-Emile Martin (18 August 1824, Bourges, Cher – 23 May 1915, Fourchambault) was a French industrial engineer.

Siemens-Martin open hearth furnace

He applied the principle of recovery of the hot gas in an open hearth furnace, a process invented by Carl Wilhelm Siemens.


  • Larousse encyclopédique en couleurs, 1978