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 1723.    KEITH, P. C., AND WILSON, D. W.  Manufacture of Low-Cost Oxygen.  Blast Furnace, Coke Oven and Raw Materials.  Am. Inst. Min. and Met. Eng., Proc., vol. 6, 1947, pp. 55-63.

       Brief history of the development of modern O2 plants is given, with a description of the principles involved in plants of the type now being built.  It is estimated that the approximate capital cost of a plant producing 100 ton or 2,400,000 cu. ft. of 90-96% O2 per day would be $940,000.00 and for a 400-ton or 9,600,000-cu. ft. plant, $1,900,000.