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Star lover
January 31st, 2018, 07:45 AM
Before he founded the automobile company that bears his name, David Dunbar Buick invented a process for coating cast iron with porcelain enamel, which he used to make bathtubs and sinks.

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The Scottish-born inventor David Buick invented a process for bonding porcelain enamel to cast iron in the 1880s while working for the Alexander Manufacturing Company in Detroit.

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Without him, we wouldn't have the smooth, white bathroom fixtures we know today.


Think about that next time you're soaking in the tub........mmmmm, I won't be!

grammaterry
January 31st, 2018, 10:00 AM
Oh, I love baths so I may become a buick fan. lol

KPH
January 31st, 2018, 10:03 AM
I loved my Buick, and I love my tubs! Thanks so much Mr. Buick!