Pernot furnace
Pernot furnace Per"not fur"nace [So called from Charles Pernot, its inventor.] A reverberatory furnace with a circular revolving hearth, -- used in making steel. [1913 Webster]

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  • pernot furnace — (ˈ)per|nō noun Usage: usually capitalized P Etymology: after Charles Pernot, its inventor : a reverberatory furnace with a circular revolving hearth used in making steel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bell-Krupp process — Krupp process Krupp process (kr[oo^]p) n. (Iron Metal.) (a) A process practiced by Friedrich Krupp, Essen, Germany, for washing pig iron, differing from the Bell process in using manganese as well as iron oxide, and performed in a Pernot furnace …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Krupp process — (kr[oo^]p) n. (Iron Metal.) (a) A process practiced by Friedrich Krupp, Essen, Germany, for washing pig iron, differing from the Bell process in using manganese as well as iron oxide, and performed in a Pernot furnace. Called also the {Bell Krupp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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