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The Basic Open-hearth Steel Process

Nature volume 88, page 309 (04 January 1912) | Download Citation



NEARLY half this work is an elaborate chemical treatise on gas-producer practice, and the next ninety pages deal with the chemistry of slag-making and the heat equivalents of the oxidisable constituents charged into the furnace. The remaining portion treats of the various basic methods adopted, from the scrap and carbon to the ore and molten pig-iron processes.

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