A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce
industrial metals, generally iron, but also others such as lead or copper. In a blast
furnace, fuel, ores, and flux (l...
Limestone will react with the temperature in the blast furnace as it continues
down the furnace to react with sulfur from the iron and produce a slag with the
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 ...
limestone, calcium carbonate, helps to remove acidic impurities from the iron by ...
This page looks at the use of the Blast Furnace in the extraction of iron from iron
ore, and the ... Coke is produced by heating coal in the absence of air. ... The
limestone is added to convert this into slag which melts and runs to the bottom.
The blast furnace is a huge, steel stack lined with refractory brick, where iron ore,
... Sinter is produced from fine raw ore, small coke, sand-sized limestone and ...
Limestone is calcium carbonate (CaCO3) and it is added to the blast furnace to
remove the impurities in the iron ore. Calcium carbonate is decomposed by heat
Nov 29, 2015 ... Extracting iron from iron ore using a Blast Furnace ... Coke is produced by
heating coal in the absence of air. Coke is cheap and ... The limestone is added
to convert this into slag which melts and runs to the bottom. The heat ...
The iron ore, coke and limestone ("charge") is fed into the blast furnace from the
top. Once inside the hot furnace the coke reacts with the blast of air (containing
oxygen) making carbon monoxide ... To do this limestone is added to the charge.
The most common process is the use of a blast furnace to produce pig iron which
is ... of material for the production of steel springs to be used in clockmaking. ... to
produce pig iron in a blast furnace are iron ore, coke, sinter, and limestone.
Why is limestone added to the blast furnace during the extraction of iron? Why is
... The iron produced by a blast furnace, called pig iron, is not very useful.