The anchors and cables were thrown overboard, as she had a large quantity of pig iron aboard.
Six of them returned with cargoes of crockery, bar iron, pig iron, and salt.
With the ordinary kinds of pig iron early in use, Bessemer's process was powerless.
For 1918 the pig iron production of the United States was 39.1 million tons.
We see, then, how is obtained the pig iron from which the other kinds of iron and steel are made.
It will know exactly how many men it will need to manufacture this pig iron.
The first heat of pig iron was produced on December 21, 1908, and the first steel ingots early the following year.
He reported a cotton blanket and a comfortable made of pig iron.
The first shipment of pig iron of any consequence was made by the Pioneer Company in the fall of 1858.
Of course a man doesn't care what he pays for his pig iron when he feels like that.