Albert Ferdinand Shore

Albert Ferdinand Shore (September 4, 1876 – January 17, 1936) was an American metallurgist who invented the Shore durometer. He won the Elliott Cresson Medal.[1]

Shore was born in New York City.

He invented the first quadrant durometer in 1915 to measure the hardness of polymers and other elastomers.[2]

Shore died at Wickersham Hospital in Manhattan of a stroke.[1] He was buried in Trinity Roman Catholic Cemetery in North Amityville, New York.


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