deoxidize


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Synonyms for deoxidize

to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons

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Its products are used to deoxidize steel and as key ingredients in desulphurizers and slag conditioners.
When the flux is melted a slag is formed in the arc burning zone, Si and Mn from it's content deoxidize welding bath metal and assure necessary metallurgical processes.
Most foundries routinely use 1-2 oz phosphorus copper shot per 100 lb melt to deoxidize red brasses and tin bronzes.
A good charge composition is 50% sprue, 40% scrap steel, an amount of pig iron sufficient to lower Mn, silicon carbide (SiC) to deoxidize, and crushed carbon electrodes for carbon and nucleation of graphite.