Fettling
Fettling Fet"tling, n. 1. (Metal.) A mixture of ore, cinders, etc., used to line the hearth of a puddling furnace. [Eng.]

Note: [It is commonly called {fix} in the United States.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Pottery) The operation of shaving or smoothing the surface of undried clay ware. [1913 Webster]


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  • fettling — [fet′liŋ] n. [see FETTLE] a loose material, as silica, used to fettle a puddling furnace …   English World dictionary

  • fettling — /fet ling/, n. Metall. the material with which the hearth of a puddling furnace is lined, usually a dolomite or refractory mixture. [1860 65; FETTLE + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fettling — Смотри Заправка …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • fettling — Смотри очистка отливок …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • fettling — fet·tle || fetl n. condition, state, fitness v. remove marks left behind from the molding process (Ceramics); fix, repair; prepare, make ready; shape, mold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fettling —    The process of cleaning and finishing the surface of a piece of clay or metal work, especially the edges, and in the case of cast work, the seam lines (flashing) …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • fettling — /ˈfɛtlɪŋ/ (say fetling) noun the material with which the hearth of a puddling furnace or the like is lined, as a substance rich in oxides of iron …   Australian English dictionary

  • fettling — noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of fettle (II) : loose material (as ore or sand) that is thrown on the hearth of a furnace especially to protect it …   Useful english dictionary

  • fettling materials — Смотри заправочные материалы …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • fettling powders — Смотри металлургические (заправочные) порошки …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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