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blast furnace

blast furnace

n.
A furnace in which combustion is intensified by a blast of air, especially a furnace for smelting iron by blowing air through a hot mixture of ore, coke, and flux.

blast furnace

n
(Metallurgy) a vertical cylindrical furnace for smelting iron, copper, lead, and tin ores. The ore, scrap, solid fuel, and slag-forming materials are fed through the top and a blast of preheated air is forced through the charge from the bottom. Metal and slag are run off from the base

blast′ fur`nace


n.
a large furnace for smelting iron from ore.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blast furnace - a furnace for smelting of iron from iron oxide oresblast furnace - a furnace for smelting of iron from iron oxide ores; combustion is intensified by a blast of air
furnace - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
steel factory, steel mill, steel plant, steelworks - a factory where steel is made
Translations
فُرْن، أتون، مَصْهَر
vysoká pec
højovn
kõrgahi
nagyolvasztó
málmbræîsluofn
yüksek fırın

blast furnace

nHochofen m

blast furnace

naltoforno

blast

(blaːst) noun
1. a strong, sudden stream (of air). a blast of cold air.
2. a loud sound. a blast on the horn.
3. an explosion. the blast from a bomb.
verb
1. to tear (apart etc) by an explosion. The door was blasted off its hinges.
2. (often with out) to come or be sent out, very loudly. Music (was being) blasted out from the radio.
ˈblasting noun
in mining etc, the breaking up of rock etc by explosives.
blast furnace noun
a furnace for melting iron ore using blasts of hot air.
at full blast
at full power, speed etc. He had the radio going at full blast (= as loud as possible).
blast off (of rockets, spacecraft etc) to take off and start to rise ( ˈblast-off) noun
References in classic literature ?
They went through the blast furnaces, through rolling mills where bars of steel were tossed about and chopped like bits of cheese.
But with Tata Steel looking to extend the life of one of its two Port Talbot blast furnaces and a new vision at the firm`s Indian parent following a top level management change last year, industry sources say those concerns are receding.
Last year Tata agreed a deal with unions in which it pledged to keep two blast furnaces operating at Port Talbot until 2021.
NLMK Group, an international steelmaking company with operations in Russia, the USA and European Union, has started hot-testing the pulverized coal injection (PCI) unit at one of the largest blast furnaces of its Lipetsk plant, namely blast furnace No.
Carbon in the form of coal is used in metallurgy as a fuel, but the major use is to make coke that is an essential component of the feed to iron blast furnaces.
In the 1870s there were 100 blast furnaces along the banks of the Tees.
KARACHI -- Pakistan Steel Mill (PSM), spokesman Shazim Akhkter on Wednesday said that since gas was not restored on July 6, 2015, the Tuesday Nights breakdown of electricity in Karachi put Pakistan Steels Blast Furnaces, Brick/Lime Kilns and Power Plant Boilers at the risk of damage.
Now since Blast Furnaces are being operated intermittently for one heat and then stopped, it has reduced the inside furnace temperature and lancing is being done by work force by standing in front of furnaces in prevailing extreme hot weather, said a statement on Monday.
Blast furnaces are a steelmaker's mainstay infrastructure used for smelting iron ore to produce iron.
5, 2012 (CENS) -- Being optimistic about steel markets in Southeast Asia and to tap preferential tariffs in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Formosa Plastics Group's (FPG) is investing to build a steel mill in Ha Tinh, Vietnam that is expected to be completed by 2020 in two phases and four stages, to have six blast furnaces and 22.
The French government vehemently opposed steel giant ArcelorMittal's plans to close two blast furnaces at a Lorraine facility and keep just a rolling mill there.
A coke oven is a device to produce coke from coal, which is used as a fuel for blast furnaces to smelt iron ore.