In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Blast furnaces are used to recycle slag, dross, and residues from other processes.
- It was my delight to watch and speak with some of the old-timers there, and one chap used to astonish me by washing his hands, scooping the dross from the surface of some molten metal, then splashing his hands in it!
- Secondary smelting is a related process used to recover nonferrous metals and alloys from new and used scrap and dross.
- Parts coming off the machine typically do not have dross or slag left over from the cutting process, which means less time in the electropolishing postprocess.
- Johannesburg's two rivers are also considered unsafe, primarily because of untreated human waste and chemicals leaching from piles of mining dross.
2(on molten metal)escoria feminine
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