|James Watt's steam engine literally set the world in motion and played a crucial role in industrialization and urbanization. The introduction of steam locomotives and the first steam ships improved living and working conditions for many people. Thanks to the innovative infrastructure, large quantities of goods and raw materials could be transported at a fraction of the cost and in a much shorter time. Transportation was completely revolutionized. People could move easily from place to another. Moreover, the use of steam engines in factories made automation and process optimization possible while ensuring accuracy and efficiency.|
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Press releases • Aug 16, 2019 14:47 CEST
Exactly 250 years ago the patent of James Watt's “separate condenser” was introduced. The invention improved steam engines and revolutionized the world. 50 years later, the ingenious inventor, James Watt, died. 2019 is therefore a special anniversary year and the right time to pay tribute to one of the greatest inventors of all time.