In Remembrance: Harold Mendell Cobb ’43E Died on January 28 2014

Harold Mendell Cobb, 92, died on January 28, 2014. He worked in the metals industry for 22 years, followed by 18 years as a staff manager at the American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM), a professional society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from which he retired in 1983. He is noted for having been a principal developer of the Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and was an expert on stainless steel and its history. He held a patent on an electron beam welding process for zirconium. He was a member of the American Society for Materials (ASM) International, the American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) International and American Name Society (ANS). 

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