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Remove combined oxygen from (a substance, usually a metal)‘the melt is deoxidized with ferrosilicon or aluminium’
- ‘When the molten metal reaches 1260 o C, either calcium boride or lithium should be plunged into the molten bath to deoxidize the melt.’
- ‘Aluminum, on the other hand, not only deoxidizes the steel, but also refines the grain size.’
- ‘When the cast electrodes of air-melted steel are remelted under vacuum and deoxidized with carbon, the product has significantly improved purity.’
- ‘A second limey slag is used to remove sulphur and to deoxidise the metal in the furnace.’
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