General Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by University Science Books
ISBN 10: 1891389602
ISBN 13: 978-1-89138-960-3

Chapter 26 The Chemistry of the Transition Metals - Problems: 10

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The Basic Oxygen Process is used in manufacture of steel. In this process, pure oxygen is blown into the furnace containing molten iron with impurities. The oxygen reacts with impurities such as Carbon, Silicon, Phosphorus and Manganese in an exothermic reaction.

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