The Smelting Furnace is one of the Modules in Astroneer that can be made at the Medium Printer. It is used to process raw ores and materials into usable Resources.
The Smelting Furnace refines raw resources when the player places the nuggets in one of the four slots on the bottom then turns on the furnace. After the four resources are complete, more may be pulled from storages attached to the same platform until all nuggets have been refined. The following table lists which refined resources comes from each raw resource.
- Power Consumption Rate: 3 Units/s
- The Smelting Furnace has gone through the most changes during its development. It currently has 4 versions and an automated Pre-release version of it, which in turn has another model.
Pre-Release Smelter (Automated with rails)
Hydrazine Refinery (replaced with hydrazine catalyzer)