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arc furnace

n
(Metallurgy) a furnace in which the charge is heated by an electric arc
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The company won Steel industry website of the year , for its corporate website, and the Innovation of the year award for the automated spreader beam in the electric arc furnace in Dofasco, Canada.
According to Bill Grau, Duluth plant manager, ME Elecmetal will add a third arc furnace and additional heat treating capacity to keep pace with the molding capacity increases resulting from last year's expansion.
The company, which will employ 43 people, will process electric arc furnace dust from the Nucor Hickman and Nucor Yamato steel plants in Mississippi County, converting it into marketable products used primarily in the metals industry.
A EUROPEAN Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) US$85 million loan to ISTIL Ukraine, will help the Ukraine's only modern mini-steel mill using an electric arc furnace and continuous casting technology to raise Euro 3 million in Kyoto Protocol carbon credit sales.
Whether they join the consolidation craze or focus on niche markets, many of the electric arc furnace operations in the United States are facing growing pressure from consolidators.
Key words: electric arc furnace, modeling, simulation, nonlinear control
And in the world's two other largest markets (Europe and North America), electric arc furnace steelmaking has gained market share, which means that even in a static economy, there should still be steady demand for scrap.
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel is in the midst of a major strategic transition, the most significant aspect of which involves our move from a integrated steelmaker to one that combines both blast furnace and electric arc furnace technology," said President Harry Page.
Industrial facilities located in Unterwellenborn are based on steel scrap recycling and combine an electric arc furnace, a ladle furnace, a four-strand continuous caster and a section rolling mill.
A possible sign of resurgence involves a company called SeverCorr and its plans to build a greenfield electric arc furnace steel mill in Mississippi.
The PyreJet system is a complete chemical energy package that automates and optimizes the use of oxygen, carbon and natural gas in the electric arc furnace.
It discusses basic steel manufacturing processes like Blast Furnace and, Electric arc Furnace, industry value chain with a special reference to major raw material trends and price trends of steel products.