Electric arc furnace

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An electric arc furnace (EAF) is a furnace that uses electric arcs to melt scrap steel and convert it into liquid steel (hot metal).[1] Direct reduced iron (DRI) can also be used as a substitute for scrap metal in EAF steelmaking.[2]


  1. Electric-arc steelmaking, Britannica, Retrieved on: Apr. 27,2020
  2. Effect of Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) on Dephosphorization of Molten Steel by Electric Arc Furnace Slag, Jung Ho Heo, Joo Hyun Park, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Sep. 6, 2018

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