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Smelts various materials such as Iron and Copper. The output is a molten material that needs to be sent via Molten Channel transport, for instance, into a Caster for further processing. Molten materials cannot be transported via Trucks.
|Required Research||Iron Smelting (From Scrap)|
|Boost by Unity||Available|
|Designation||Metallurgy & Smelting|
|Variants||Blast Furnace II|
The Blast Furnace is a machine used to convert various ores into their molten counterpart. Early game, a blast furnace is used to convert Iron Scrap and Coal into Molten Iron. As the game progresses, new recipes can be unlocked which allow for more long-term production of molten products. Blast Furnaces produce Exhaust and Slag as byproducts.
|Water Extraction & Processing|
|Metallurgy & Smelting|
|Crude Oil Refining|
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|* Only available in the Supporter Edition|