blast furnace

Portuguese translation: Alto forno

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English term or phrase:blast furnace
Portuguese translation:Alto forno

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12:13 Jan 3, 2009
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Tech/Engineering - Metallurgy / Casting
Additional field(s): Engineering (general)
English term or phrase: blast furnace
Definition from Steelstrip Metallurgical Terms:
A tall cylindrical refractory lined furnace for the production of pig iron or hot metal for direct conversion into steel.

Example sentence(s):
  • The coke descends to the bottom of the furnace to the level where the preheated air or hot blast enters the blast furnace. HOW A BLAST FURNACE WORKS
  • Impurities in the iron from the Blast Furnace include carbon, sulphur, phosphorus and silicon. These have to be removed. IRON AND STEEL
  • The production of iron in a Blast Furnace is a continuous process. The furnace is heated constantly and is re-charged with raw materials from the top while it is being tapped from the bottom. Corus - The chemistry of steelmaking
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Alto forno
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Tenho dicionário metalúrgico e trabalho em uma metalúrgica dando aula de inglês...tenho 100% de certeza. Lido com isso diariamente. Se quiser, posso passar pra vc o dicionário via internet.
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Alto forno


Definition from Associação Metalúrgica Brasileira:
Tenho dicionário metalúrgico e trabalho em uma metalúrgica dando aula de inglês...tenho 100% de certeza. Lido com isso diariamente. Se quiser, posso passar pra vc o dicionário via internet.

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  • Alto-forno é como se chama a construção, na siderurgia, de tamanho variável, externamente revestido por metal e internamente com material refratário, onde é fundido o minério de ferro, a fim de transformá-lo em ferro-gusa.A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce metals, generally iron. - Wikipedia  

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Lilian Magalhães
Brazil
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Yes  Flavio Steffen: Sim; também é usado em outras áreas, como na indústria do cimento.
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Yes  Henrique Northfleet: Ohne Zweifel! Without doubt! Sem dúvida!
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