electric-arc furnace

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Synonyms for electric-arc furnace

an electric furnace in which an electric arc provides the source of heat for making steel

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Graphite electrodes are used mainly in electric-arc furnaces that melt scrap steel for recycling.
Worldwide, there are approximately 1,000 steel mills using electric-arc furnaces, representing annual production of 264 million tons (240 metric tons).
5,572,544 for its electric-arc furnace post-combustion steel making technology.