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A blast furnace is a special type of furnace for smelting iron from ore. Blast furnaces are very large. They can be up to 60 metres (200 ft) tall and 15 metres ( 49 ft) ...

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A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce industrial metals, ... According to this broad definition, bloomeries for iron, blowing houses for tin, and smelt mills for lead would be classified as blast furnaces.

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Iron oxides can come to the blast furnace plant in the form of raw ore, pellets or .... Now that we have completed a description of the ironmaking process, let s ...

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Blast furnace definition, a large vertical furnace for smelting iron from ore, using coke as fuel: designed so as to direct a continuous blast of air through the fuel in  ...

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Blast furnace definition: A blast furnace is a large structure in which iron ore is heated under pressure so that... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and ...

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blast furnace: a vertical shaft furnace that produces liquid metals by the reaction of a flow of air introduced under pressure into the bottom of the furnace with a ...

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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.

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Iron is extracted from iron ore in a huge container called a blast furnace. Iron ores such as haematite contain iron oxide. The oxygen must be removed from the ...

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blast furnace definition, meaning, what is blast furnace: a container in which iron is produced by blowing extremely hot air through a mixture of…. Learn more.