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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_iron

Pig iron is an intermediate product of the iron industry. Pig iron has a very high carbon content, ... Smelting and producing pig iron and other iron products was known to the Ancient Egyptians and gradually ... Until recently, pig iron was typically poured directly out of the bottom of the blast furnace through a trough into a ladle ...

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. ..... to combine with the coke to release additional energy and increase the percentage of reducing gases present which is ...

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 ... The oxygen reacts with the carbon, producing carbon monoxide and carbon ...

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The basic materials used for the manufacture of pig iron are iron ore, coke, and ... pig iron as produced by blast furnaces contains iron, about 92 percent; carbon, ...

www.explainthatstuff.com/ironsteel.html

Jul 14, 2016 ... The iron made in a blast furnace is an alloy containing about 90–95 percent iron, 3–4 percent carbon, and traces of other elements such as ...

www.britannica.com/technology/blast-furnace

A vertical shaft furnace that produces liquid metals by the reaction of a flow of air ... Blast furnaces are used to produce pig iron from iron ore for subsequent .... the hot metal typically contains 4 to 4.5 percent carbon, 0.6 to 0.8 percent silicon, ...

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 ...

www.chemguide.co.uk/inorganic/extraction/iron.html

This page looks at the use of the Blast Furnace in the extraction of iron from iron ore, and the conversion of the ... Coke is produced by heating coal in the absence of air. .... The higher the percentage of carbon, the harder the steel becomes.

www.interstahl.com/en/steel-wiki/pig-iron-production.html

Pig iron is produced in a blast furnace. Before it is refined to create steel, it is very hard and brittle.

www.worldsteel.org/en/dam/jcr:140482e9-5875-4c2d-abc4-19767ed48437/fact_raw+materials_2016.pdf

The integrated steelmaking route, based on the blast furnace. (BF) and basic ... Iron ore is, therefore, essential for the production of steel, which in turn is essential in ... steel products contain up to 100 percent recycled content. • Steel is the ...