Puddling furnace

Definitions

  • Puddling furnace
    Puddling furnace
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Puddling furnace a reverberatory furnace in which cast iron is converted into wrought iron or into steel by puddling.
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Usage

In literature:

The puddling furnace has a working door on a level with a man's stomach.
"The Iron Puddler" by James J. Davis
This iron is puddled in modified rotating Danks furnaces containing a charge of a ton each.
"Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883" by Various
The puddling furnace was invented to remove this trouble.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
In the process of puddling difficulty had been experienced in handling the bloom or ball after it was formed in the furnace.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
They are almost entirely confined to puddling furnaces.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
Many of the furnaces used for this heating are in a general way like the puddling furnace shown in fig.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7" by Various
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