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Electric furnace


Electric furnace, furnace powered by electricity and used for melting, alloying, and heat-treating steel alloys and for manufacturing high-speed tools. The chamber, salt bath, arc, and induction furnaces produce temperatures up to 1500°C and can melt 100 tons of steel.

See also: Furnace.

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