Among manufactures are plate glass and bottles, table ware, paper, bricks, iron and steel articles, and steel sheets and billets.
Morgan for heating billets.
E, Magnesite bricks on which the M, The escaping products of comhot billets slide forward.
As soon as a hot billet A is withdrawn by pushing it endwise out of the exit door B, the whole row is pushed forward by a set of mechanical pushers C, the billets sliding on the raised water-cooled pipes D, and, in the hotter part of the furnace, on the magnesite bricks E, on which iron slides easily when red-hot.
To lessen the loss in shape of " crop ends," and for general economy, these billets are in some cases 30 ft.