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, science and technology of metals and their alloys. Modern metallurgical research is concerned with the preparation of radioactive metals, with obtaining metals economically from low-grade ores, with obtaining and refining rare metals hitherto not used, and with the
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slag

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(metallurgy)
A nonmetallic product resulting from the interaction of flux and impurities in the smelting and refining of metals. Also known as bloom.

slag

A grayish aggregate left as a residue of blast furnaces; used as surfacing on built-up roofing and in manufactured products such as slag cement and slag wool. Also see blast-furnace slag.

slag

1. the fused material formed during the smelting or refining of metals by combining the flux with gangue, impurities in the metal, etc. It usually consists of a mixture of silicates with calcium, phosphorus, sulphur, etc.
2. a mass of rough fragments of pyroclastic rock and cinders derived from a volcanic eruption; scoria
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Nearly 12 million tons of BOF slag is produced in Europe per year.
Mould slags with a high crystallisation tendency are deleterious to high-speed casting conditions.
Therefore, the variation of the basicity of the slags is based on the evaluation of the static state of the solidified melt.
Using lime as flux is helpful in cupola melting to help move the slag out of the furnace.
The Tsumeb slags were often rich in residue metals, especially
5] reduction with the double reducer Al-Ca the following reactions can proceed leading to the formation of slags with different composition (Tables 3 and 4):
Abstract: In shaft furnace of metallurgic complex in "Trepca", during the agglomerate melting, gained slag consist plenty of components as are: Pb, ZnO, CaO, Fe, Si[O.
Slags are nonmetallic byproducts of iron and steel making, and they are unique to the limestone sources used and the specialty steel being manufactured.
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Sufficient similarity in results was reported by two laboratories to indicate that the total gold contained in a composite sample, including buttons, parting solutions, and slags, is greater than 0.
Although FLUX B and FLUX A + MgO bring theoretically the same total amount of MgO in the slags A-2 and B, the faster dissolution of MgO in Calcium Magnesium Aluminate Flux creates an advantage over an external MgO addition.