acid open-hearth process

kwaśny proces martenowski

English-Polish dictionary for engineers. 2013.

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  • Acid process — Ac id proc ess (Iron Metal.) That variety of either the Bessemer or the open hearth process in which the converter or hearth is lined with acid, that is, highly siliceous, material. Opposed to {basic process}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bessemer process — Metall. a process of producing steel, in which impurities are removed by forcing a blast of air through molten iron. [1855 60; after H. BESSEMER] * * * Technique for converting pig iron to steel invented by Henry Bessemer in England in 1856 and… …   Universalium

  • Industrial process — Industrial processes are procedures involving chemical or mechanical steps to aid in the manufacture of an item or items, usually carried out on a very large scale.Industrial processes are the key components of heavy industry.Most processes make… …   Wikipedia

  • Bessemer process — The Bessemer process was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass production of steel from molten pig iron. The process is named after its inventor, Henry Bessemer, who took out a patent on the process in 1855. The process was… …   Wikipedia

  • Basic process — Ba sic proc ess (Iron Metal.) A Bessemer or open hearth steel making process in which a lining that is basic, or not siliceous, is used, and additions of basic material are made to the molten charge during treatment. Opposed to {acid process},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thomas process — Basic process Ba sic proc ess (Iron Metal.) A Bessemer or open hearth steel making process in which a lining that is basic, or not siliceous, is used, and additions of basic material are made to the molten charge during treatment. Opposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steel — steellike, adj. /steel/, n. 1. any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying …   Universalium

  • technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …   Universalium

  • Bessemer, Sir Henry — SUBJECT AREA: Metallurgy [br] b. 19 January 1813 Charlton (near Hitchin), Hertfordshire, England d. 15 January 1898 Denmark Hill, London, England [br] English inventor of the Bessemer steelmaking process. [br] The most valuable part of Bessemer s …   Biographical history of technology

  • metallurgy — metallurgic, metallurgical, adj. metallurgically, adv. metallurgist /met l err jist/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jist/, n. /met l err jee/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jee/, n. 1. the technique or science of working or heating metals so as… …   Universalium

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