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deoxidize

[dē′äk·sə‚dīz]
(chemistry)
To remove oxygen by any of several processes.
To reduce from the state of an oxide.
(metallurgy)
To remove an oxide film from a metal surface.
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Degassing and deoxidizing of the metal is directed at production of especially low content of carbon and impurities in the finished steel.
However, use of a portion of the reducer for diffusion deoxidizing of the final slag is inefficient and causes just increased melting loss of silicon (Table 4).
To control hydrogen and nitrogen within the melting process, he suggested minimizing the holding, avoiding deoxidizing in the furnace, tapping fast and keeping the scrap and alloys as low as possible.
Metalico plans to conduct extensive aluminum processing activities at the site, including crushing, drying and smelting aluminum utilizing a reverb furnace technology to produce deoxidizing aluminum cones and shot which will be marketed to the steel-making industry.
In addition to carbon, active deoxidizers are calcium and aluminium, application of which in ESR allows not just deoxidizing the metal, but enables removal of other harmful impurities (sulfur, phosphorus, etc.
Fading can be minimized or eliminated by deoxidizing the slag with Al shot or FeSi fines and [CaC.
Phosphates are used as deoxidizing agents in the preparation of steel and phosphor bronze.
The sale includes the Company's aluminum deoxidizing facility in Bellwood, Virginia, and its aluminum alloys plants in Syracuse, New York and Guelph, Ontario.
The plant also operates two reverberating furnaces to melt aluminum scrap and produces deoxidizing products.
The addition of deoxidizing or reactive elements (Al, Ti, Si, C, Mg, etc.