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- n. Any agent that reduces the oxygen content of a material; a deoxidant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That which removes oxygen; hence, a reducing agent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A substance that deoxidizes.
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The ore is then drawn from the deoxidizer into the rear or second hearth of the puddling furnace, situated below it, where it is exposed for 20 minutes to a much higher temperature than that of the deoxidizer.
The temperature of the charge in the deoxidizer is from 800° to 1,000°
Greater care must be exercised, though, in those instances where such a deoxidizer as chloral hydrate is accidentally present.
Weld metal usually contains approximately 0.5% silicon as a deoxidizer.
Usually, only small amounts (0.2%, for example) are present in rolled steel when silicon is used as a deoxidizer.
* METALLURGY: Boron is used as a sealing for non-ferrous metals and used as a deoxidizer and degasifier in metallurgy.
Beryllium salts are used in fluorescent lamps, in X-ray tubes and as a deoxidizer in bronze metallurgy.
"The operation of the furnace is as follows: The pulverized ore is mixed with 20 per cent. of pulverized charcoal or coke, and is fed into an elevator which discharges into the hopper on the deoxidizer leading into the retorts marked C.
"The upper part, or deoxidizer, is supported on a strong mantel plate resting on four cast iron columns.
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