Everything is controlled from this place. Here is all the information and the remote-control of the furnace.
But people here don't trust the computer so much. Through a special window a specialist is putting a probe with sensors.
This how it looks before.
And this is after.
Here they are - electrodes. The same concept as in electric welding.
New electrodes not far from that place. They will replace the old ones when they completely burn.
The process lasts about 2 hours.
When the metal is done, the boiler goes to the next workshop.
Here one more sample is taken and new additional ingredients are added.
The boiler goes further and loaded to the cart.
Another boiler is waiting for the metal. Here the metal will be boiled.
Сhemical admixtures will influence the type and the quality of the alloy.
Add some, according to the recipe.
And put a lid.
That what is happening inside the boiler is on the screen.
Taking a sample by hand. This job isn't easy at all. The temperature is 1500 C.