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What is twin hearth furnace?

Russian Designed, Twin Hearth Furnaces are the modernized version of the Older Open Hearth Furnaces which now comprise two adjoining furnaces side by side to alternately use up the sensible heat of the gases generated due to the steel making… Full Answer

What is the Beseemer process?

The beseemer process is an inexpensive industrial process for the mass production of steel from molten pig iron prior to an open hearth furnace. This process is named after it's inventor Henry Beseemer. Full Answer

What is fire sand?

Fire or furnace sand is generally coarser than the sand used in metal molding. It is used in building floors for acid open-hearth furnaces and in lining the cupolas and ladles that contain molten metal in the foundry industries. Full Answer