Melting Brass Electrically, The Artificial Daylight of Photoplay Land

Raymond Francis Yates
1920 Scientific American  
M ETALLURGISTS haye long tried to melt brass suct;essfuHy , within the electric fUnlace. Such a methOd of melt ' ing offers tremendous <ldvantages over' the more conventional , ,' fuel-heated ' furnaces 'The electric method effects a gpeat ' sav ing of zinc and a product of high quality entirely free from ,o�ygen ' �nd sulphp"r. from this, the . electric .'method also lIIakes it possible to handle :la�ge .cbarg�s. It is only recently that a successful electric furnace for melting brass
more » ... s \;e .. n develo ' ped and put in operation. The t!.'velopment ami perfection of , wha t has
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican02281920-221 fatcat:dw6yppltwzcyzephvql3i33txq