Pressurized blast furnace
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A blast furnace operated under higher than normal pressure. The pressure is obtained by throttling the off-gas line, which permits a greater volume of air to be passed through the furnace at lower velocity and results in an increasing smelting rate. See also: Iron metallurgy; Nonferrous pyrometallurgy
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