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History and Fundamentals of the Charcoal Process

  • Walter Emrich
Part of the Solar Energy R&D in the European Community book series (SRDE, volume 7)

Abstract

Prehistoric finds, dating back six thousand years, have shown that arrow-heads were attached to their shafts by employing wood tar, a material then obtainable only by the charring of wood. Although we may never know when man first made charcoal, extensive investigation has proved that in Europe charcoal-making had already become an important industry for the recovery of iron and other metals from their ores around 1100 BC.

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Bituminous Coal Petroleum Coke Rapid Pyrolysis Control Water Spray Charcoal Briquette 
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