Converting furnace

(Steel Manuf.) a furnace in which wrought iron is converted into steel by cementation.
- Farrow.

See also: Convert

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International community, he said, was also satisfied with the policy of converting furnace oil run plants to coal based ones as the Asian Development Bank had supported Jamshoro coal based plant.
Converting furnace oil based power plants to Thar coal can help save around six billion dollars being spent on import of furnace oil which is around 40 per cent of the energy mix, it said.
A Russian company is keenly interested in converting furnace oil power plants to coal.
The second stage of the program is the expansion and modernization of the copper smelter at Ilo, Peru, which will consist of installation of a new single line flash smelting furnace and a single line flash converting furnace to process approximately 1.
The second stage of the program is the expansion and modernization of the Company's copper smelter at Ilo, Peru, which will consist of installation of a new single line flash smelting furnace and a single line flash converting furnace to process approximately 1.
In mid-September, the failure of a taphole cooling-block resulted in extensive damage to the converting furnace.
They were replaced with one flash smelting furnace, one flash converting furnace, and two anode casting furnaces while doubling production.
Rio Tinto plc (NYSE: RTP) announced on Friday, 8 January 1999, the flash converting furnace at Kennecott Utah Copper's smelter experienced a failure, resulting in some damage to the furnace.
Whilst the flash converting furnace is being repaired, which is expected to take several weeks to complete, Kennecott will continue to produce matte copper from the flash smelting furnace.
The Ilo smelter project will consist of installation of a new single line flash smelting furnace and a single line flash converting furnace to process 1.
At the same time, the opportunity will be taken to rebrick the flash converting furnace, requiring it to be offline for a total of 22 days.