flash smelting


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flash smelting

[′flash ‚smel·tiŋ]
(metallurgy)
Production of molten metal or matte in a vertical furnace in which concentrates are reacted with hot gases; the molten product is collected in a horizontal refractory-lined accumulator at the base of the furnace.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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