A Study of the Blast Furnace 1911 Harbison-Walker Refractories Starfire Brick Pittsburgh Antique


Title: A Study of the Blast Furnace

Author: Harbison-Walker Refractories Company

Description: Bound in brown, stiff card covers stamped in black. A small of amount of material loss at foot of spine and light wear at head of spine; discoloration spot on rear cover; very faintly visible crease on spine. Pages clean, unmarked. Two-tone title-page illustration. Missing the map from the pocket inside the rear cover. 163 pp. 6.6 x 4 inches.

Contents: Introduction. 1) Description of Plant (Furnace; Hot Blast Stoves; Disposal Equipment). 2) Materials--Ores (Ores; Treatment of Ores). 3) Materials--Fluxes and Fuels (Fluxes: Composition; Fuels: Coke, Charcoal, Anthracite Coal, Valuation of Fuel). 4) Burdening the Furnace (Slag; Detail of Problem of Burdening). 5) Operating the Furnace (Blowing In, Charging, Banking the Furnace, Furnace Troubles, etc.). 6) Furnace Reactions, General Discussion (Flux, Fuel, Ore, Cyanides, Carbon Ratio, Dry-Air Blast).

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Harbison-Walker Refractories Company
Place: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Year: 1911

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Harbison-Walker Refractories, Harbison and Walker, Star Firebrick, Star Fire Brick, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, refractory brick,

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