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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 for Blast Furnace Applications - Carmeuse Lime & Stone

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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 silica ...

The Blast Furnace in the extraction of iron from haematite from ...

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Iron extraction using displacement reaction. ... blast furnace. The raw materials ( haematite, coke and limestone) are fed into the top of the furnace. ... This slag floats on top of the molten iron and is tapped off, cooled and used for making roads.

GCSE CHEMISTRY - Extraction of Iron in the Blast Furnace ...

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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  ...

The Extraction of Iron - Chemistry LibreTexts

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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 ...

gcse 2. Blast furnace extraction of iron recycling, steel making ...

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Iron is produced (extracted) in a blast furnace by reducing iron oxides with carbon and it ... ore, coke and limestone is continuously fed into the top of the blast furnace. .... (3) Calcium carbonate (a base) is then added to remove the acidic oxide ...

Limestone and dolomite flux and their use in iron and steel plant ...

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May 8, 2013 ... Both limestone and dolomite are extensively used in an iron and steel ... But for steel making limestone should have very low silica (SiO2) and ...

Blast furnace - IB Chemistry Web

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Each of the raw materials is necessary for the production - click to see its purpose . The blast furnace. The iron ore, coke and limestone ("charge") is fed into the blast furnace from the top. ... To do this limestone is added to the charge.

How iron is made - material, manufacture, making, history, used ...

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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.

Iron Blast Furnace - Chemistry Department - Elmhurst College

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Historically, most iron ore is converted to iron using a blast furnace, although a ... The three raw materials are added to the top of the blast furnace. ... Impurities in the iron ore such as silicon dioxide react with the limestone to produce slag, ...

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iron and steel - Chemguide

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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.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Making iron

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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 ... limestone, calcium carbonate, helps to remove acidic impurities from the iron by ...

How a Blast Furnace Works - American Iron and Steel Institute

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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 ...