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Ystalyfera Iron Co

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of Swansea

Iron Masters

1848 Report J. P. Budd's use of the hot gases, which normally escape from blast furnaces, to provide heating to produce steam for engines in the works.[1]

1849 Report of J. P. Budd's improvements to blast furnaces, to utilise the hot gas from the furnaces as a cheap way of providing the hot blast.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, 1848, Vol 1, p.163
  2. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, 1849, pp.12-13