manhes process

Manhes process

Man`h[`e]s" proc"ess\ (Copper Metal.) A process by which copper matte is treated by passing through it a blast of air, to oxidize and remove sulphur. It is analogous in apparatus to the Bessemer process for decarbonizing cast iron. So called from Pierre Manh[`e]s, a French metallurgist, who invented it.
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