Miscellaneous Series Volume 42-47

Miscellaneous Series Volume 42-47

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... The cutting of files has also been established in the centers of machine building and of general mechanical industry, such as Moscow, Odessa, and Tula. These establishments are engaged mostly in recutting old files, but they usually produce new ones also. There is every reason to believe, therefore, that the manufacture of first-class files will be firmly established in the Russian Empire. The making of scoops, shovels, basins, pails, spades, hoes, stoves, etc., is fairly widespread, especially in the Province of Perm. At the Government arsenals in Petrograd there is a large production of spades and similar tools. ABRASIVES, NAILS, CHAINS AND ANCHORS, ETC. Sandpaper, flint paper, and emery paper are sold in large quantities. The sources of supply are Germany and Russia. Formerly there was an immense production of handmade nails, but lately such nails have been mostly superseded by machine-made wire tacks and cut nails, obtained from wire or sheet iron cut into strips and from bar or plate iron. Most of the factories for making nails by machinery are located in the large cities, principally Petrograd and Riga, often in conjunction with wire manufactories; there are also one or two large nail factories in the Ural Mountains, in the neighborhood of iron mines. Large quantities of tie nails and clamps are made at special factories as well as at rail-rolling mills. Chains and anchors are forged to a large extent, especially at Kolpinsk near Petrograd and at Votkinsk in the Urals. Near Nizhni Novgorod making chains by hand is an important industry. The manufacture in Russia of wire goods, especially fishhooks, has also been successful, while ordinary brass and locksmiths' wares, enameled plate, tin and zinc goods, blacksmiths' wares, etc., are...show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123696070X
  • 9781236960702