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METAL-WORKER'S ASSISTANT:

COMPRISING

YETALLURGIO CHEMISTRY, THE ARTS OF WORKING ALL METALS AND ALLOYS, TORGING OF
IRON AND STEEL, HARDEXING AND TEMPERING, MELTING AND MIXING, CASTING AND
POUNDING, WORKS IN SHEET METAL, THE PROCESSES DEPENDENT ON THE
DUCTILITY OF THE METALS, SOLDERING, AND THE MOST IMPROVED

PROCESSES, AND TOOLS EMPLOYED BY METAL-WORKERS.

WITH THE

APPLICATION OF THE ART OF ELÈCTRO-METALLURGY

MANUFACTURING PROCESSES:

COLLECTED PROX

ORIGINAL SOURCES, AND FROM THE WORKS OF HOLTZAPFFEL, BERGERON, LEUPOLD,

PLUMIER, NAPIER, SCOFFERN, CLAY, FAIRBAIRN, AND OTHERS.

BY

OLIVER BYRNE.

A NEW, REVISED, AND IMPROVED EDITION.

TO WHICH IS ADDED

AN APPENDIX,

CONTAINING
THE MANUFACTURE OF RUSSIAN SHEET IRON.

BY JOHN PERCY, M.D., F.R.S.

THE MANUFACTURE OF MALLEABLE IRON CASTINGS, AND

IMPROVEMENTS IN BESSENER STEEL.
BY A. A. FESQUET, CHEMIST AND ENGINEER.

Frith Six Hundred and Nine Engravings, itlustrating every Branch of the Subject.

UNTERSITY OF
: CI!!::III.

PHILADELPHIA: Totes
HENRY CAREY BAIRD,

INDUSTRIAL PUBLISHER,
406 WALNUT STREET.

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