Definición de basic oxygen process en inglés:

basic oxygen process

Saltos de línea: basic oxy¦gen pro|cess


  • A steel-making process in which a jet of oxygen is delivered by a lance on to a molten mixture of pig iron and scrap steel in a retort lined with a basic refractory. Excess carbon is burnt away, producing enough heat to keep the iron molten, and the oxidized impurities are removed as gases or slag.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Among the primary steel melting processes are the electric arc furnace and the basic oxygen process.
    • The basic oxygen process is the most common process for producing steel.
    • This gave way mid-century to the basic oxygen process, which used pure oxygen instead of air, cutting the process time from all day to just a few hours.

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