Perhaps as early as 500 BC, although certainly by 200 AD, high-quality steel was produced in southern India by the crucible technique.In this system, high-purity wrought iron, charcoal, and glass were mixed in a crucible and heated until the iron melted and absorbed the carbon.
So you can always have it ready to hand, the Illustrated Professional Dictionary of Horology is also available in a paper version. Containing around 1300 pages, it lists nearly 5000 terms in four languages (French, German, English and Spanish), with an alphabetical index.
Heroes and Villains - A little light reading. Here you will find a brief history of technology. Initially inspired by the development of batteries, it covers technology in general and includes some interesting little known, or long forgotten, facts as well as a few myths about the development of technology, the science behind it, the context in which it occurred and the deeds of the many ...
AP42 Section 11.19.2 Crushed Stone Processing and Pulverized . Major rock types processed by the crushed stone industry include limestone, granite, In dry processing systems, the mineral aggregate material from conventional is subject to coarse and fine grinding primarily in roller mills and/or ball mills to ..