Dave & Libby Nelson <muskoka@...>
On the 5th of January 1950 M&StL-IC time freight #94 was delayed 15I have an old book called Osborne's Encylopedia, for the steel industry. It
says a billet is a steel bar, square or nearly square in cross section, with
a side measuring less than 5". Larger than 5" and it's called a bloom.
Billets are the raw material for a wire mill. They may also be used to make