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a small furnace for holding molten metal produced in a larger melting furnace at a desired temperature for casting.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The molten aluminum is then pumped into a
The molten zinc is then pumped to a
where pneumatic jets direct the molten zinc into molds.
The aluminum sinks to the bottom where it is removed from the tank and sent to a melting or
In some cases, refining may be performed in the ladle or in a
Final oxidation in a
is considered necessary to prolong brick life in the converters and anode furnaces.
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