This translation originally published: 1994The crucial element in the plant was its tippable converter, in which pig iron was refined to steel. ... The converter bottom was the most susceptible part of the whole plant; it was subjected to heavy wear and tear because the reaction between iron and air was most violent at this point. During the 1860s it would have been most unusual to make more than six charges using only one bottom.9a#39; By then itanbsp;...
|Title||:||Enterprise and Technology|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2009-03-19|