Stetefeldt furnace

noun Stet·e·feldt furnace \ˈstetəˌfelt-\

Definition of Stetefeldt furnace

  1. :  a shaft furnace in which silver ores are desulfurized and chloridized by dropping them pulverized and mixed with salt through a heated atmosphere

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Origin and Etymology of stetefeldt furnace

after Charles A. Stetefeldt, 20th century American mining engineer, its inventor


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