The Smelter (or the Ore Refinery) is one of the Modules in Astroneer. Used in early game to process raw ores into usable resources. It's has a module that works similar to the smelter called as the Hydrazine Catalyzer.
- Ore Refinement: It is most commonly used to process resources (Malachite, Laterite, and Possibly Hematite) into their refined version, this process costs 8 bars of Power are capable of refining up to 4 Resources in one cycle.
Pre-Release Smelter (Automated with rails)
Hydrazine Refinery (replaced with hydrazine catalyzer)
- The smelter has gone through the most changes during it's development, it currently has 3 versions, and an automated Pre-release version of it, which in turn also has a another model.