Crucible furnace is a very expensive method of melting the metal

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Crucible furnace is a very expensive method of melting the metal for small scale production.

A. True

B. False

The question was asked at a job interview.

Asked question is from Crucible Furnaces topic in portion Metal Furnace and Practice of Casting-Forming-Welding II

Correct option is B. False

For explanation I would say: Crucible furnace is not an expensive melting method, it is a very cheap method of melting the metal and it is mainly preferred for melting small volumes of non-ferrous materials. It is very popular in jobbing and die casting foundry shops because tapping and charging process is very easy with another type of alloy.