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SummaryEdit

An industrial technique used to mass-produce steel.

Exact DefinitionEdit

A manufacturing technique used to turn molten pig metal into steel very cheaply.

ImportanceEdit

The Bessemer process revolutionized steel manufacture by decreasing its cost by about 80%. It also helped by greatly increasing the quality, scale, and speed of production of this vital raw material. It allowed the production of railroads, skyscrapers, and more.

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