Boil Away

In the early times of the 1st century AD, boilers were already present thanks to Hero of Alexandria – although it was first made as a toy and not for central heating. It was only a lot after the 1st century – during the 17th century – that it was seen in another light where its potential on practical work with steam power was noticed. It was in 1679 when Denis Papin of France who premeditated the first boiler which had safety valves. Afterward, the start of the production of boilers was opened in England in the 18th century. … read full article...

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