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electric furnace

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(Electrical Engineering) any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric current
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Noun1.electric furnace - any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric currentelectric furnace - any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric current
furnace - an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.
electric-arc furnace, Stassano furnace - an electric furnace in which an electric arc provides the source of heat for making steel
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In its letter to the BOI dated July 11, PISI said it opposes the grant of incentives to Philippine Sanjia-Steel's project of producing reinforcing steel bar using coreless electric furnace smelting technology.
The eco-friendly Incheon Works has started the operation of the Eco-Arc electric furnace in 2010, and a top of the line high tech rolling mill in 2012 to produce top quality reinforcement bars.
Fast forward about 25 years, and the first country home my wife and I moved into featured an electric furnace, poor insulation, and elements of construction that resulted in extremely drafty winters.
Electric furnace smelting of the calcine produced high-quality ferronickel over a target range of commercial nickel grades and at a nickel recovery of more than 93%.
Two tenders for the supply of (a) an electric furnace, also (b) uniforms.
Contributors from Europe and South Africa provide background on ferroalloy basics, thermodynamics, the kinetics of reduction and general processing issues, electric furnace operations, environmental issues, and other general topics, followed by the theory and technology of ferroalloys with silicon, manganese, high carbon, and chromium, and minor ferroalloys like ferronickel, tungsten, molybdenum, vanadium, niobium, titanium, zirconium, boron, and rare-earth and alkaline-earth metals.
At one facility, the project examined the extreme efficiency achievable in an electric furnace. The study found the best efficiency possible was 78%, but the equipment needed to reach that rate had an ROI of more than 18 years.
grants the capital plea, its equity stake in the electric furnace steelmaker will be doubled to some 20 percent, with Nakayama President Hiromu Fujii quitting to take the blame for its financial woes, the sources said.
Huang noted that the firm's electric furnace in Thailand, costing NT$2 billion (US$66.67 million), is expected to be completed in the end of 2013, to remarkably reduce cost of raw materials and boost the firm's operation.
SCIS intends to build the integrated power steel complex in two or three phases, with the first costing $730m and including a 500MW gas-thermal power plant and electric furnace. The power plant will supply 300MW to the steel mill, and the rest to the city of Basra.
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The federation estimated that the amount of cost increase for electric furnace steelmakers in the TEPCO service area would be more than 1.5 times their combined pretax profit for the latest full business year to March 2011, Hayashida said.