electric furnace

  1. any furnace in which the heat is provided by an electric current
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  • Among his inventions were the oxyhydrogen blowpipe, an electric furnace, and a deflagrator, and his research included work on salts.
  • The sulphur in the gas comes from aluminium sulphide in the carbide, which is produced in the electric furnace by the interaction of impurities containing aluminium and sulphur (clay-like bodies, &c.) present in the lime and coke; this aluminium sulphide is attacked by water and yields sulphuretted hydrogen. Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use
  • Elga Group has changed its name to Protean and has acquired Carbolite, the electric furnace and oven specialist.
  • During World War I he founded the Southern Manganese Corporation, using electric furnaces to produce ferromanganese for Birmingham's steel industry.
  • In his celebrated electric furnace he succeeded in liquefying substances such as lime and magnesium oxide; in this way he produced calcium carbide and a whole series of other carbides, in pure and crystallized form, from which it was found that carbides were the most heat resistant of all chemical compounds. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1910 - Presentation Speech
  • Electric furnaces provide the optimum temperature uniformity of 6°C and the freedom from contamination required for this work.
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