Heating Methods

  • K. A. Tearle
Part of the Production Engineering Series book series (MECS)


The heating and forming methods practised by the village blacksmith have been developed into sophisticated and highly controlled engineering processes. The blacksmith had limited tools with which to form his horseshoes and carry out repairs to farm equipment. He had to use the strength of his own wrists and shoulders. The fuel used was always coal, specially selected for size and quality.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    ‘Electric Resistance Heating’. Electricity & Productivity Series No. 5. Electricity Council, London 1966.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    ‘Reheating for Hot Working in the Steel Industry’. J H Flux, Reheating for Hot Working Conference, The Iron & Steel Institute, London 1968.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    ‘Liquid Fuel for High Temperature Processes’. A B Pritchard & G J Parker, The Chemical Engineer, London 1962.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    BISRA. Reports DIS/18/65 & DIS/19/65.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    ‘Rapid Heating of Billets by Direct Impingement’. J Perry & R Wilcox, Industrial Process Heating Conference, London 1967.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. A. Tearle

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations