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Archive for February 15th, 2016

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, February 15, 1922

By Geo. N. Calkins, Supt. Briquet Plant

One of the interesting activities of The Pacific Coast Coal Company is the manufacture of briquets. In the month of January, last, the company’s plant produced 4,800 tons of this fuel, or a ton per man per hour. As uniformity of quality is one of the essential requirements great care is taken to keep the briquets up to grade, and Supt. Calkins tells, in the following article, how this is done.

One of the interesting activities of The Pacific Coast Coal Company is the manufacture of briquets. In the month of January, last, the company’s plant produced 4,800 tons of this fuel, or a ton per man per hour. As uniformity of quality is one of the essential requirements great care is taken to keep the briquets up to grade, and Supt. Calkins tells, in the following article, how this is done.

In a previous issue of the Bulletin appeared a short article on the Briquet Plant, its location, object, etc. In this issue I wish to tell more about the physical characteristics of the plant, and the methods used in providing a uniform quality of briquets. (more…)

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