Crucible Furnaces

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Foundryman - Process - Melting - Furnace
... Several specialised furnaces are used to melt the metal ... Furnaces are refractory lined vessels that contain the material to be melted and provide the energy to melt it ... Modern furnace types include electric arc furnaces (EAF), induction furnaces, cupolas, reverberatory, and crucible furnaces ...

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