Blast Furnace for Cast Iron

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“Iron ores are smelted in a blast furnace which is operated in a manner similar to that employed in the production of copper matte. An iron blast furnace consists of a steel shell from 75 to 90 feet in height, lined with a thick layer of fire-brick.” -Brownlee 1907


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Brownlee, Raymond B., Fuller, Robert W., Hancock, William J., Sohon, Michael D., Whitsit, Jesee E. First Principles of Chemistry (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1907) 331


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