crucible steel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crucible steel steel made by the mixture of molten wrought iron, charcoal, and other substances in a crucible
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crucible steel Cast steel made by fusing in crucibles crude or scrap steel, wrought iron, and other ingredients and fluxes.
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Usage

In literature:

The pressure is given by a set of hydraulic pumps made of crucible cast steel and bored out of the solid.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884" by Various
What entered the crucible as iron is now ready to be poured forth as steel.
"Tales of the Ridings" by F. W. Moorman
Ten years of experience indicate that electric steel is equal to crucible steel and superior to open hearth.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
It was not a built-up gun, but depended on superior crucible steel for its strength.
"Artillery Through the Ages" by Albert Manucy
This is sometimes called crucible steel.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
To transform iron into steel, put four ounces of cast iron into a crucible, with a considerable degree of heat.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
A crucible of molten steel, O France!
"Songs and Satires" by Edgar Lee Masters
In 1862 he exhibited in London an ingot of finest crucible steel weighing twenty-one tons.
"The Romance of Industry and Invention"
Mild steel is manufactured extensively, and some crucible cast steel is made.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
All the iron in her nature fused in the crucible of those terrible moments and came forth finely tempered steel.
"Mrs. Balfame" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
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In news:

Crucible , Latrobe Specialty Steel Distribution Partner Up.
According to archeometallurgist Alan Williams' research, Ulfberht swords with the +T inscription were made from crucible steel, a pure kind of steel not known in Europe during the Viking Age.
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