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arc furnace

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(Metallurgy) a furnace in which the charge is heated by an electric arc
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The main factor for EAFs causing power quality problems is the nonlinear characteristics and the time varying characteristics of the electric arc furnace loads [7].
Abstract: The response of different metals such as Zn, Fe, Pb, Cr and Mn during leaching of Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) dust in acid medium has been investigated.
EXPERTS were divided yesterday on whether Sanjeev Gupta's stated plans to convert Port Talbot steel works from blast furnaces to an arc furnace model made financial sense.
Interestingly, the Italian plant will be rebuilt, their blast furnace will be replaced by an Electric Arc Furnace, which will produce liquid steel chiefly from scrap metal and will use vast amounts of electrical power to do so.
International Resource News-November 27, 2013--Republic Steel starts hot commissioning of new electric arc furnace in Lorain(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
India, July 23 -- The Indian steelmaker BMM Ispat has ordered the core systems, for an electrical steel plant, from Siemens VAI Metals Technologies, including an electric arc furnace specially designed for combined charging of Hot Metal and direct-reduced iron.
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.
In addition, Outotec said that the development work of the measuring and regulating system is anticipated to take 12 months and the first new system will be installed on an electric arc furnace in 2010.
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.
Key words: electric arc furnace, modeling, simulation, nonlinear control
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.