Blast-Furnace Breakouts, Explosions, and Slips, and Methods of Prevention (Classic Reprint)

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This bulletin, which is arranged in three parts, treats of the causes and prevention of blast-furnace breakouts, explosions, and slips. The first part discusses blast-furnace breakouts, the hazards there from, causes, and features of furnace design and methods of Operation that tend to prevent breakouts or lessen their number, and points out safety measures to be adopted. The second part takes up the theory and causes of gas explosions at blast-furnace plants and reviews the better methods in use for handling gas. The third part analyzes the causes of hanging and scaffolding in blast furnaces, with the result ing slips that frequently cause injury to the plant and danger to the workmen, describes features of construction and furnace design and methods of operation employed to prevent hanging and slipping, and suggests precautions and safeguards.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - F. H. Willcox


Published Date - August 26 2019

ISBN - 9780331456240

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.9 cm

Page Count - 302

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