Coke: A Treatise On The Manufacture Of Coke And The Saving Of By-Products (1895)


SKU: 9781169772786
Author: Fulton, John
Publication Date: 09/10/2010
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Coke: A Treatise On The Manufacture Of Coke And The Saving Of By-Products (1895) is a comprehensive guide to the manufacturing process of coke, a fuel derived from coal. Written by John Fulton, a prominent engineer and inventor of the late 19th century, the book provides detailed instructions on the various techniques used to produce coke, as well as the methods for saving and utilizing the by-products generated during the process. The book is divided into several chapters, each of which covers a different aspect of coke production. The first chapter provides an overview of the history of coke and its uses, while the second chapter delves into the properties of coal and the factors that affect its suitability for coke production. The subsequent chapters cover the various stages of the coke-making process, including the preparation of coal, the charging of the oven, the heating and coking of the coal, and the quenching and removal of the coke.In addition to the manufacturing process itself, Fulton also discusses the various by-products generated during coke production, such as gas, tar, and ammonia. He provides detailed instructions on the methods for capturing and utilizing these by-products, including the construction and operation of gas works and tar distillation plants.Overall, Coke: A Treatise On The Manufacture Of Coke And The Saving Of By-Products (1895) is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the history, science, and technology of coke production. It provides a thorough and detailed examination of the manufacturing process, as well as the methods for maximizing the efficiency and profitability of coke production through the utilization of by-products.With Special References To The Methods And Ovens Best Adapted To The Production Of Good Coke From The Various American Coals.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.