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Iron Smelt - Laurel, ON - Oct 29, 2016

Date:Oct 29, 2016

Location:Laurel, ON

See also: Darrell Markewitz's ironsmelting site

Team: Richard Schweitzer, Darrell Markewitz, Neil Peterson, Vandy Simpson, ????

Premise: Return to the Icelandic (Háls) series.

Furnace Design

TypeIcelandic Turf construction with clay lining, tap arch
Extractionbottom
Diameter0 cm
Height0 cm
Volume0 cm3
Tuyure Typecopper tube
Tuyere height from base0 cm
Tuyere penetration into furnace0 cm
Tuyere angle0 deg
Base designnatural set base cm

Burn Details

Bellow Typeblower
Avg Air rateest. 1000+ litres per minute
Total Charcoal Mass0 Kg
Avg Burn rate0 min per 2 Kg
Ore TypeDD1+
Total Mass of Ore0 Kg
Burn Duration0 Hours

Results

Mass of Bloom2.5321 Kg
Bloom Type0
Yield0%
Notes0

Smelt_cd Reports of all of our iron smelting efforts along with more articles and information are available on the "Iron Smelting in the Viking Age" CD from the Wareham Forge.  Copies of the CD can be purchased here.

Discussion:




Conclusions:


Will be along later
Not yet.


Photos:


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Wooden frame Cut Sod Tap Arch First layers
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3 layers finished Clay lining Lining pulling away Clay wall
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clay lining Overview From the top Leaking flames
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Fun View Slagged walls Tapping Running Slag
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Lots of slag Collapsing top Vanishing walls Bloom bits
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Aftermath Erosion Wall Remains Large bloom

Raw Data:



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UNITCOUNTTOTALADDTOTAL
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Smelt_cd Reports of all of our iron smelting efforts along with more articles and information are available on the "Iron Smelting in the Viking Age" CD from the Wareham Forge.  Copies of the CD can be purchased here.
Text © Darrell Markewitz
Photographs © Darrell Markewitz
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