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Open-hearth furnaces

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bethlehem Steel Company Documents, 1905-1945

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0181
Overview This collection reflects steel making practice at the turn of the twentieth century particularly the reuse of by-products of steel manufacture. It appears that the European steel manufacture was interested in economical reuse of the by-products. Bethlehem Steel Company recognized the potential of the European manufacturing practice and sent engineers to Europe to observe these practices. Also included in this collection are descriptions of Pennsylvania steel mills at the turn of the...

The Bosshardt Furnace and Its Product

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0199
Overview This manuscript is a report based on personal observations regarding a variation of the open-hearth furnace manufacture of steel castings first installed in Switzerland in the early 20th century and later installed in the United States. Detailed descriptions of the process and the quality of the product are presented.