The Manufacture of Iron, in All Its Various Branches: Including a Description of Wood-cutting, Coal Digging, and the Burning of Charcoal and Coke; the Digging and Roasting of Iron Ore, the Building and Management of Blast Furnaces, Working by Charcoal, Coke, Or Anthracite; the Refining of Iron, and the Conversion of the Crude Into Wrought Iron by Charcoal Forges and Puddling Furnaces : Also a Description of Forge Hammers, Rolling Mills, Blast Machines, Hot Blast, Etc. Etc. : to which is Added an Essay on the Manufacture of Steel

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H.C. Baird, 1854 - Iron - 492 pages
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Page 381 - Of three specimens from an inch and a quarter to an inch and a half in length...
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Page 19 - Iron-ore is infusible before the blowpipe, but melts with borax, and forms a green or yellow glass, like pure oxide of iron. It is likewise soluble in heated muriatic acid. 3. It occurs most commonly in beds and veins in ancient rocks. Clay iron-ore forms either by itself beds in secondary mountains, or it is included in beds of clay in the shape of nodules or irregular masses.
Page 56 - Fig. 12, which is a bar of iron or steel, edged at one end, and headed at the other — both well hardened and tempered ; the scraper, a small iron rod, with a square hook on one end, to take the boremeal out of the hole ; and a copper needle, which is a simple wire, one-fourth of an inch thick, somewhat tapered at one end. Many miners are in the habit of using iron needles, but these are very dangerous, and should not be employed ; even limestone rock is no security against accidents from self-discharges.
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Page 142 - ... as the Germans call it, is lifted loose from the bottom by crowbars, taken by a pair of strong tongs, which are fastened on chains, suspended on a swing crane; and then removed to an anvil, where it is flattened by a tilt hammer into four inch thick slabs, cut into blooms, and finally stretched into bar iron by smaller hammers.
Page 175 - As there is but little prospect for an addition to the number of coke furnaces which now exist we shall devote but a limited space to this subject.

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