Hut centner

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The Hüttenzentner , French: quintal de fonderies, was a measure of weight in the ironworks. The amount ranged from 114 to 118 pounds .

This hundredweight was common in the smelters and was mostly 115 pounds. For ore samples, however, the smelter hundredweight was only calculated at 110 pounds.


  • Adelung: Grammatical-critical dictionary of the High German dialect. Volume 2. Leipzig 1796, p. 1343

Individual evidence

  1. Johann Karl Gottfried Jacobsson, Otto Ludwig Hartwig, Gottfried Erich Rosenthal: Technological dictionary or alphabetical explanation of all useful mechanical arts, manufactories, factories and craftsmen, as well as all works, instruments, tools and artificial words, according to their nature and true use. Volume 2, Friedrich Nicolai, Berlin / Stettin 1782, p. 390
  2. Johann Friedrich Krüger : Complete manual of the coins, measurements and weights of all countries in the world. Verlag Gottfried Basse, Quedlinburg / Leipzig 1830, p. 126