Testing Steel Alloys While They're Still In The Furnace
To make high-quality alloys, steelmakers test each batch by drawing a sample of molten metal, then taking it to the plant's lab. There the sample has to be heated in a vacuum chamber so the vapors can be analyzed. At Pennsylvania's Lehigh University, Professor Yong Kim has patented a method for testing molten metal directly inside the furnace.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.