Charcoal Blast Furnaces on the Territory of Slovakia
Keywords:charcoal blast furnace, pig iron, slag, refining.
Beginnings and developments of charcoal blast furnaces on the territory of Slovakia from the end of the 17th century. Description of blast furnace construction and technology is provided. Study of remnants of three charcoal blast furnaces from the 19th century. Analysis of blast furnace construction materials, iron ore, blast furnace slags and analysis of refining slags are presented.
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