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The process of manufacturing steel by heating short lengths of wrought iron bars mixed with charcoal in fire clay crucibles and collecting the molten iron into moulds, is known as

[A]. Cementation process
[B]. Crucible process
[C]. Bessemer process
[D]. Open hearth process.

Answer: Option B


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Prabha said: (May 11, 2016)  
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Sarvanaaa said: (Jun 27, 2016)  
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Ravi said: (Jan 29, 2017)  
Crucible process.

Crucible process, a technique for producing fine or tool steel. The steel was produced by heating wrought iron with materials rich in carbon, such as charcoal in closed vessels. It was known as wootz and later as Damascus steel.

Mairly said: (Dec 7, 2020)  
What? Please explain in detail.

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