submerged-arc furnace

submerged-arc furnace

[səb′mərjd ¦ärk ′fər·nəs]
(metallurgy)
An arc-heating furnace in which the arcs may be completely submerged under the charge or in the molten bath under the charge.
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The smelter's two 54-MVA submerged-arc furnaces will process a blend of high-grade chromite concentrate, from the Horizon mine, and a lower-grade material, from a nearby Pt concentrator, to produce 320Kmt/yr FeCr.