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Blast furnace - Wikipedia

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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...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Making iron

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Iron is extracted from iron ore in a huge container called a blast furnace. ... limestone, calcium carbonate, helps to remove acidic impurities from the iron by ...

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 ...

Limestone for Blast Furnace Applications - Carmeuse Lime & Stone

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In the blast furnace application, the production of iron historically required three ... Chemical grade limestone is important to the process as it is the primary raw ...

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 ...

The chemistry of steelmaking. Blast furnace. - School Science

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Making iron How does the blast furnace work? The Blast Furnace is ... The furnace temperature is also high enough to decompose limestone into calcium oxide ...

Blast furnace - IBChem.com

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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.

The Blast Furnace | S-cool, the revision website

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Oct 5, 2015 ... The charge is placed a giant chimney called a blast furnace. ... Several reactions take place before the iron is finally produced. ... reduces the iron in the ore to give molten iron: The limestone from 2, reacts with the sand to form ...

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

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May 8, 2013 ... Mini Blast Furnace and Iron making · Dephosphorization of Steels ... Both limestone and dolomite are extensively used in an iron and steel ...

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.

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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.

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 ...

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  ...