Plain and Ornamental Forging

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J. Wiley & sons, Incorporated, 1916 - Forging - 267 pages
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Page iii - AMONG the many treatises on technical subjects, few of a really practical and helpful character are to be found on the general subject of art metal and blacksmith work. The author of this book has endeavored to...
Page 131 - Cruibles are made either of clay, or of graphite and clay in about equal parts. Once heated, the clay pot must be recharged hot and the first heating must be very slow or the pot will crack. Crucible steel making, unlike Open Hearth and Bessemer process, is a pure melting rather than a converting process. Within certain limits the steel maker is confined to so proportioning the...
Page 17 - Yellow heat. Light yellow heat (good forging heat). White heat or welding heat (beyond this heat the iron will burn).
Page 29 - ... with the length of its face parallel to the length of the anvil.

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