Stetefeldt furnace

Stetefeldt furnace

[′sted·ə‚felt ‚fər·nəs]
(metallurgy)
A furnace for desulfurizing and chloridizing silver ores; the ores are powdered, mixed with salt, and dropped through a hot atmosphere.
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