Power Engineering Volume 26

Power Engineering Volume 26

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...Engine Burns Hole in Piston. What Is Wrong with This Engine? Engine Rating. Centrifugal Tension in Belting. Illustrated......968 Editorial: Vl/hat About Coal? The Eight-Hour Shift.......972 Off Duty..................................................973 Des Moines Entcrtains the N. A. S. E. Illustrated...........974 Automatic Reclosing Equipment. Illustrated................979 New Link-Belt Crawler Crane. Illustrated..................980 Remote Control for Steam Jet Ash Conveyor. Illustratcd....98l Mechancial Methods Applied to Grading Coal Piles. Illustrated..................................................981 Nickel Alloy Soot Blower Element..........................982 P. G. & E. Co. Furnishcs 40 Per Cent of State's Needs......982 Builders Detail High Cost of Power Job...................9SZ Consolidated Company Orders Switchboard Equipment.......982 Portage Canal to Be Used for Power Purposes..............983 News Notes...............................................983 October 1, 1922 What About Coal? Now that the operators and miners have settled their differences and production is beginning to show signs of a return to normal conditions, the important question is whether to buy coal for-immediate use only, or whether to buy for the future as well, and what price ought to be paid. Indications are that the immediate demand for coal expected on resumption of operations has not materialized. In fact, during the middle of September there was a sharp break in prices as compared with quotations in August. For the Chicago territory, a good grade of mine run or screenings could be had for $3 to $3.25 a ton, as compared with $4.50 a ton two weeks previously. Lower grades were quoted around $2.50 a ton, all of these prices being f. o. b....show more

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  • Paperback | 466 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 826g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236919106
  • 9781236919106