Converting furnace

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

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An amount of $ 2-3 billion could be saved annually by converting furnace power plants on RLNG.
He said an amount of $ 2-3 billion could be saved annually by converting furnace power plants on RLNG.
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 1.25M st of concentrate per year.
In mid-September, the failure of a taphole cooling-block resulted in extensive damage to the converting furnace. However, the company reports that prior to the incident, the furnaces were "operating well" and had demonstrated the ability to operate for sustained periods at levels approaching design capacity.
They were replaced with one flash smelting furnace, one flash converting furnace, and two anode casting furnaces while doubling production.