direct-reduction process

direct-reduction process

[də¦rekt ri′dək·shən ‚präs·əs]
(metallurgy)
Any of several methods for extracting iron ore below the melting point of iron, to produce solid reduced iron that may be converted to steel with little further refining.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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