• kilns
  • Even in ancient times, charcoal was manufactured in kilns. (wikipedia.org)
  • The process took six to eight days - in large kilns several weeks - during which time the charcoal burner had to control the draught (by piercing small holes and resealing them), being careful neither to allow the pile to go out nor let it go up in flames. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Frisco Charcoal Kilns are remnants of silver mining in the Utah ghost town of Frisco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Charcoal-fueled smelting in both pits and kilns had been used in Utah since at least 1872. (wikipedia.org)
  • The five granite beehive-shaped charcoal smelting kilns that have survived in Frisco were created by the Frisco Mining and Smelting Company under the supervision of Benjamin Y. Hampton, primarily for the Horn Silver Mine, between 1877 and 1880 for $500-$1000 apiece. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • As of January 2016, Kingsford Charcoal contains the following ingredients: Wood char - Fuel for heating Mineral char - Fuel for heating Mineral carbon - Fuel for heating Limestone - Binding agent Starch - Binding agent Borax - Release agent Sawdust - Speed up ignition The raw materials, primarily wood waste from regional sawmills, are delivered to the factory. (wikipedia.org)
  • conical
  • Historically, the production of wood charcoal in locations where there is an abundance of wood dates back to a very ancient period, and generally consists of piling billets of wood on their ends so as to form a conical pile, openings being left at the bottom to admit air, with a central shaft to serve as a flue. (wikipedia.org)
  • toxins
  • Activated charcoal is a potent natural treatment used to trap toxins and chemicals in the body, allowing them to be flushed out so the body doesn't reabsorb them. (draxe.com)
  • Activated charcoal works by trapping toxins and chemicals in its millions of tiny pores. (draxe.com)
  • The porous surface of activated charcoal has a negative electric charge that causes positive charged toxins and gas to bond with it. (draxe.com)
  • Barbecue charcoal is loaded with toxins and chemicals, and should never be consumed. (draxe.com)
  • In addition to being a safe and effective treatment for poisonings and the removal of toxins from the system, additional activated charcoal uses include deodorizing and disinfecting, and it's an important step to cure Lyme disease. (draxe.com)
  • Activated charcoal removes these toxins. (draxe.com)
  • Coke
  • The residual charcoal was widely used as substitute for metallurgical coke in blast furnaces for smelting. (wikipedia.org)
  • All ironmaking blast furnaces were fueled by charcoal until Abraham Darby introduced coke as a fuel in 1709. (wikipedia.org)
  • The more economical coke soon replaced charcoal in British furnaces, but in the United States, where timber for charcoal was abundant, charcoal furnaces lingered much longer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even after the introduction of anthracite smelting to the US in 1839, and the development of American coke production later in the century, charcoal iron continued to find favor because of its heat-resistance, toughness, and malleability. (wikipedia.org)
  • suitable
  • This factor should be borne in mind since industrial and domestic requirements are not always the same and an intelligent appraisal of actual market quality requirements may allow supply of suitable charcoal at a lower price or in greater quantities beneficial to both buyer and seller. (fao.org)
  • lump
  • Cooking with this lump charcoal is about the closest you'll get to chopping down your own tree. (nymag.com)
  • Wicked Good Charcoal is super dense carbonized lump wood made from five different kinds of Brazilian timber certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. (treehugger.com)
  • chefs
  • As restaurants move toward techniques that are ever more heritage-focused, many chefs are taking a long hard look at their charcoal and coming up with some serious alternatives. (nymag.com)
  • Charcoal Chefs is a Canadian cooking television series which aired on CBC Television from 1976 to 1978. (wikipedia.org)
  • furnace
  • Efficiency in use normally means transferring the maximum amount of the heat content of the charcoal to the object to be heated, be it water for cooking, the air of a room, or the charge in a blast furnace. (fao.org)
  • There is evidence that charcoal with a high moisture content (10% or more) tends to shatter and produce fines when heated in the blast furnace, making it undesirable in the production of pig iron. (fao.org)
  • The traditional Japanese tatara furnace uses charcoal and ironsand to produce a mixture of iron and steel. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed
  • full citation needed] United States Grant US1609097 A, Stafford Orin F, "Process of making charcoal briquettes and product derived therefrom", published November 30, 1926 Slater, Dashka (September 26, 2014). (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Other types of artists' charcoal such as charcoal crayons were developed during the 19th century and used by caricaturists. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] There are wide variations in artists' charcoal, depending on the proportion of ingredients: compressed charcoal from burned birch, clay, lamp black pigment, and a small quantity of ultramarine. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Charcoal paintings date as far back as ca.23,000 BC. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Throughout western art history, artists well known for other mediums have used charcoal for sketching or preliminary studies for final paintings. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Bamboo charcoal has a long Chinese history, with documents dating as early as 1486 during the Ming dynasty in Chuzhou Fu Zhi. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Like all charcoal, bamboo charcoal purifies water and eliminates organic impurities and smells. (wikipedia.org)
  • Barbecue
  • When charcoal is exported, buyers tend to make use of these industrial quality specifications even though the main outlet of the imported charcoal may well be the domestic cooking or barbecue market. (fao.org)
  • made
  • It's made from a variety of sources, but when used for natural healing, it's important to select activated charcoal made from coconut shells or other natural sources. (draxe.com)
  • Saxelby Cheesemongers' new Bone Char Pearl is made in Maine, aged in Brooklyn, and coated in animal-bone charcoal from Blue Hill at Stone Barns. (nymag.com)
  • Charcoal drawing Fine Arts, a drawing made with charcoal. (everything2.com)
  • made at higher temperatures it is hard and brittle, and does not fire until heated to about 700 °C (1,292 °F). In Finland and Scandinavia, the charcoal was considered the by-product of wood tar production. (wikipedia.org)
  • Charcoal has been made by various methods. (wikipedia.org)
  • In modern times charcoal biscuits are made in the form of crackers to accompany cheeses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Raw bamboo charcoal is made of bamboo plant parts such as culms, branches, and roots. (wikipedia.org)
  • pencil
  • There are various types and uses of charcoal as an art medium, but the commonly used types are: Compressed, Vine, and Pencil. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevents
  • A study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology found that activated charcoal prevents intestinal gas following a typical gas-producing meal. (draxe.com)
  • Active charcoal binds the poison and prevents its absorption by the gastrointestinal tract. (wikipedia.org)
  • pits
  • Making charcoal in a Manilla slum - Residents of the slum of Tondo in Manila, Philippines, make charcoal by burning wood in shallow pits on Monday, October 22. (cnn.com)
  • absorption
  • Absorption of moisture from the humidity of the air itself is rapid and there is, with time, a gain of moisture which even without any rain wetting can bring the moisture content to about 5 to 10%, even in well-burned charcoal. (fao.org)
  • wood
  • Provided it does not become unwieldy and bureaucratically counterproductive, a system of quality guidelines for household charcoal is a worthwhile step in ensuring maximum yield from the wood resource, nevertheless giving adequate household performance. (fao.org)
  • Many residents of the slum admit that they often get sick from burning wood to make charcoal. (cnn.com)
  • Making charcoal in a Manilla slum - A man gathers wood and other materials for making charcoal. (cnn.com)
  • More than 1 million tons of wood scraps are converted into charcoal briquets annually. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ford suggested that all wood scraps were to be processed into charcoal. (wikipedia.org)
  • The type of wood material and preparation method allow a variety of charcoal types and textures to be produced. (wikipedia.org)
  • Charcoal pencils consist of compressed charcoal enclosed in a jacket of wood. (wikipedia.org)
  • A charcoal pile is a carefully arranged pile of wood, covered by turf or other layer, inside which a fire is lit in order to produce charcoal. (wikipedia.org)
  • blast
  • Harrison Ainslie Bartholomew & Metz, p. 31 Williams, p. 316 Ridden, Philip A Gazetteer of Charcoal-fired Blast Furnaces in Great Britain in use since 1660 Merton Priory press, 1987, 2nd edn 1993 ISBN 0-9520009-1-1 Bartholomew, Craig L. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • One activated charcoal use often overlooked is to alleviate uncomfortable gas and bloating. (draxe.com)
  • Where charcoal is sold by weight, keeping the moisture content high by wetting with water is often practised by dishonest dealers. (fao.org)
  • These charcoals are often used by artists for their versatile properties, such as the rough texture that leaves marks less permanent than other art media. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fixatives are often used with charcoal drawings to solidify the position to prevent erasing or rubbing off of charcoal dusts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Designed to be similar to graphite pencils while maintaining most of the properties of charcoal, they are often used for fine and crisp detailed drawings, while keeping the user's hand from being marked. (wikipedia.org)
  • Charcoal was often a key component of Cave painting, with examples dating back to at least 28,000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • stomach
  • Vegetable Charcoal: Its Medicinal and Economic Properties with Practical Remarks on Its Use in Chronic Affections of the Stomach and Bowels, published in 1857, recommends charcoal biscuits as an excellent method of administering charcoal to children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vegetable Charcoal: Its Medicinal and Economic Properties with Practical Remarks on Its Use in Chronic Affections of the Stomach and Bowels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Filter
  • Charcoal Filter (チャコールフィルター), also known as Charcofil or Chakofiru (チャコフィル) to their fans, is a Japanese male rock band. (wikipedia.org)
  • The next year they incorporated Otsuka as a vocalist, and named the band Charcoal Filter. (wikipedia.org)
  • February 21, 2004 Waku Waku Charcoal Fair 2004 o Charcoal Filter to You DVD わくわくチャコールフェア2004をチャコールフィルターと酔うDVD Let's Enjoy The Exciting Charcoal Fair 2004 with Charcoal Filter! (wikipedia.org)
  • production
  • On the other hand, large users such as the charcoal iron industry know from their operating experience and research, the properties they seek in charcoal and have the means in the form of concentrated buying power and control over at least a part of their own charcoal production, to ensure that the charcoal they use conforms to their specification and produces pig iron at minimum overall cost. (fao.org)
  • The massive production of charcoal (at its height employing hundreds of thousands, mainly in Alpine and neighbouring forests) was a major cause of deforestation, especially in Central Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • volatile
  • The volatile matter other than water in charcoal comprises all those liquid and tarry residues not fully driven off in the process of carbonization. (fao.org)
  • Menu
  • Charcoal was the default menu font in Apple Computer's Mac OS 8 and 9, replacing the relatively harder-to-read Chicago as part of the new Platinum interface. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • Charcoal burning is still carried out commercially in parts of the world today, but only rarely in Europe, for example in Romania and Poland. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the World Health Organization shows, as with any charcoal, long exposure to bamboo charcoal dust can cause mild coughing. (wikipedia.org)
  • produce
  • Making charcoal in a Manilla slum - A worker prepares materials to burn to produce charcoal at the makeshift factory. (cnn.com)
  • Charcoal has been used to do this for centuries and, in order to produce it, entire forests were felled. (wikipedia.org)
  • Charcoal can produce lines that are very light or intensely black, while being easily removable, yet vulnerable to leaving stains on paper. (wikipedia.org)
  • process
  • The nooks and crannies in activated charcoal are created through a heating process. (draxe.com)
  • At the end of the 15th century, a process of submerging the drawings in a gum bath was implemented to prevent the charcoal from flaking away. (wikipedia.org)
  • properties
  • The quality of charcoal is defined by various properties and though all are interrelated to a certain extent, they are measured and appraised separately. (fao.org)
  • uses
  • One of the most popular activated charcoal uses is for the safe and effective treatment of poisoning and drug overdoses. (draxe.com)
  • The reasons are that performance cannot be measured easily, the power of consumers as individuals to specify and obtain good quality charcoal is minimal and there is a certain trade-off possible between price and quality which the household consumer uses to obtain satisfactory results. (fao.org)
  • Quality
  • Charcoal will go further if it is used efficiently and if its quality is optimum for the particular end use. (fao.org)
  • Charcoal quality can be specified and measured in various ways which are usually derived from the various end use requirements. (fao.org)
  • The quality of charcoal. (fao.org)
  • The least demanding market for charcoal, quality-wise, is the domestic one. (fao.org)
  • Most of the specifications used to control charcoal quality have originated in the steel or chemical industry. (fao.org)
  • Quality specifications for charcoal usually limit the moisture content to around 5-15% of the gross weight of the charcoal. (fao.org)
  • Paper used with artists' charcoal can vary in quality. (wikipedia.org)
  • sold
  • Truth, an expanded Charcoal family, is sold by Font Bureau, designed by David Berlow, and was released in 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the beginning, the charcoal was sold to meat and fish smokehouses, but supply exceeded demand. (wikipedia.org)
  • similar
  • The method used to create artists' charcoal is similar to that employed in other fields, such as producing gunpowder and cooking fuel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Restaurant
  • Charcoal Restaurant serves great food and wine with excellent service in an elegant, contemporary atmosphere. (opentable.com)
  • The Charcoal Restaurant team is committed to giving guests an unforgettable experience. (opentable.com)
  • Executive Chef, Patrik Landberg's extensive culinary credentials makes Charcoal Restaurant a fine dining destination, but one that can be experienced in our relaxed and approachable environment. (opentable.com)
  • good
  • Activated charcoal helps whiten teeth while promoting good oral health by changing the pH balance in the mouth, helping prevent cavities, bad breath and gum disease . (draxe.com)
  • It is virtually impossible to prevent some accidental rain wetting of charcoal during transport to the market but good practice is to store charcoal under cover even if it has been bought on a volume basis, since the water it contains must be evaporated on burning and represents a direct loss of heating power. (fao.org)
  • water
  • Whenever you take activated charcoal, it's imperative to drink 12-16 glasses of water per day. (draxe.com)
  • Activated charcoal can cause dehydration if adequate amounts of water aren't consumed in tandem. (draxe.com)
  • Follow with an additional glass of water immediately thereafter to help get the charcoal into your system, where it can bind with gas-producing elements. (draxe.com)
  • The volume and appearance of charcoal is hardly changed by addition of water. (fao.org)
  • system
  • Charcoal represents a break from the classic naming system of Macintosh fonts - normally named after cities related to the name of the "real" font it was designed after. (everything2.com)
  • less
  • With the prevalence of True Type font s, the lack of monochrome monitors and faster computers, Charcoal has a less boxy appearance and more graceful curves than its predecessor. (everything2.com)
  • Charcoal, not being quite as boxy as Chicago was has many such kerning pairs allowing it to take up less screen space without sacrificing readability. (everything2.com)