Reverberatory furnace, containing a basin-shaped hearth, for melting
and refining suitable types of pig iron, iron ore, and scrap for steel production.
A large amount of dust from ore and other materials and splashings from slag are carried
away by the waste gases; a supplementary chamber is commonly used for collecting slag
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167
(Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990))
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