Recent Developments in Electric Arc Furnace Technology

CIM Bulletin, 1967

E. R. Landry Union Carbide Canada Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

This paper reviews the current state of electric furnace technology, with emphasis on some of the more recent developments. A large section of the paper is devoted to the use of increasingly high power inputs by arc furnace operators. Operating practices are then covered, including some of the newer techniques which have been tried.