"We have spoken of the treatment of iron in
its relation to carbon, either by the blast furnace or the
Bessemer process; but there is another method of altering
its character known as cementation, which is so interesting
that we must devote a short space to a description of it.
"A number of adventurers, who became
possessed of what they professed to be a great secret, made
all sorts of proposals to capitalists by which they were to
make fortunes as if they had discovered a new El Dorado,
Industries of Great Britain",
Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., 1884.