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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blast_furnace

A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce industrial metals, ... He suggests that early blast furnace and cast iron production evolved from furnaces used to melt bronze. ...... Jump up ^ http://www.ulcos.org; Jump up ^ ICIT-Revue de M√©tallurgie, September and October issues, 2009; Jump up ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_iron

Pig iron is an intermediate product of the iron industry. Pig iron has a very high carbon content, ... into a transportable ingot of impure high carbon-content iron in a blast furnace as an ingredient for further processing steps. The traditional shape of the molds used for pig iron ingots was a branching structure formed in sand, ...

chem.libretexts.org/Core/Inorganic_Chemistry/Descriptive_Chemistry/Elements_Organized_by_Block/3_d-Block_Elements/1b_Properties_of_Transition_Metals/Metallurgy/The_Extraction_of_Iron

Nov 29, 2015 ... Extracting iron from iron ore using a Blast Furnace ... Coke is produced by heating coal in the absence of air. .... you a brief idea of the sort of environmental issues involved with the extraction of iron and its conversion to steel.

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/metalsanduses/extractingmetalsrev8.shtml

Iron from the blast furnace is an alloy of about 96 percent iron, with carbon and ... Other metals are often added, such as vanadium and chromium, to produce ...

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Iron is extracted from iron ore in a huge container called a blast furnace. ... burns in air to produce heat, and reacts to form carbon monoxide (needed to reduce ...

www.docbrown.info/page04/Mextracta.htm

Iron ore is used to make iron and steel eg haematite and magnetite. Iron is produced (extracted) in a blast furnace by reducing iron oxides with carbon and it .... needs a high temperature of over 900oC, but that's no problem in the blast furnace!

www.steel.org/making-steel/how-its-made/processes/how-a-blast-furnace-works.aspx

Iron oxides can come to the blast furnace plant in the form of raw ore, pellets or ... Sinter is produced from fine raw ore, small coke, sand-sized limestone and ...

pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ie50359a014

from a total world production of pig iron in 1850 of 4,400,000 gross tons to 1929 ... to preheat the air being blown into. the blast furnaces, and for the generation ...

www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/00966665.1957.10467784

materials there is produced 1.0 ton of iron, 0.6 ton of slag, 0.1 ton of flue dust and 5.1 tons of blast-furnace gas. These figures are for present materials which are ...

www.britannica.com/technology/iron-processing

Jan 27, 2017 ... The product of the blast furnace became known as pig iron from the ... This created the potential problem that pig iron production would far ...