Anthracite Preparation 911 Metallurgist
Jul 19, 2016 Briquetting. Anthracoal. Utilization of Fine Coal as a Steam Fuel. The modern anthracite breaker or washery uses almost exclusively a wet method of preparation, which requires, roughly, 1 gal. of water per minute per ton of production per day. The entire anthracite industry uses about 320,000 gal. per min. of water for this purpose or 800,000 tons of water per day.