Flodin process

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Flodin process is a process for manufacturing steel developed by Henning Flodin from Sweden.

Using a specially constructed electrical furnace a mixture of hematite and coal are smelted in a continuous process, with the reduced metal accumulating at the bottom of the furnace, where it can be tapped off.

External links[edit]

  • Popular Science January 1926 p.55
  • US Patent US1691272 - Method of producing metals and metal alloys low in carbon - Filed March 18, 1924 by Gustav Henning Flodin