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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.
Fully relining a blast furnace typically costs over 150 million pounds ($200 million) and gives the furnace an additional 20 years of life approximately, while the repairs Tata is looking at will cost about half of that, the industry sources said.
Now Reuters is reporting that the Indian steel giant is planning to invest in relining blast furnace number five.
This technology involves co-injecting natural gas and fine coal particles into the blast furnace, resulting in reduced coke consumption.
3 CENTRAL EASTERN EUROPE BLAST FURNACE SLAG MARKET, RESEARCH DESIGN
Molten pig iron from the blast furnace is usually stored in a hot-metal mixer before transferring it to the steelmaking plant in a transfer ladle known as "torpedo.
But in 1971, an announcement was made that its blast furnace was to close.
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 furnace slag is a nonmetallic byproduct of iron and steel production.
In addition, the company expects shipments in the range of 1,250,000 -1,275,000 tons in the Q1 2014, down by 10% to 12% from 1,420,000 tons in the Q4 2013, which is attributable principally to the effects of the unplanned outage at its Ashland Works blast furnace.
Verma said the new blast furnace at Rourkela Steel Plant will enhance steel production from the same facility.
The purpose of this study was to produce"greener" cement from blast furnace slag (BFS) using alkali activation.