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A blast furnace is a special type of furnace for smelting iron from ore. Blast furnaces are very large. They can be up to 60 metres (200 ft) tall and 15 metres ( 49 ft) ...

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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  ...

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The purpose of a blast furnace is to chemically reduce and physically convert iron oxides into liquid iron called "hot metal". The blast furnace is a huge, steel ...

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Making iron How does the blast furnace work? The Blast Furnace is a large steel structure about 30 metres high. It is lined with refractory bricks.

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Blast furnace, a vertical shaft furnace that produces liquid metals by the reaction of a flow of air introduced under pressure into the bottom of the furnace with a ...

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How Steel is Made: a Brief Summary of a Blast Furnace: How Steel is Made with Blast Furnance There are two types of metals, ferrous & non-ferrous. Ferrous ...

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A simplified diagram of a Blast Furnace is drawn below. A typical blast furnace may be up to 32 metres in height and 10 metres in diameter. They have thick steel ...

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Iron is extracted from iron ore in a huge container called a blast furnace. Iron ores such as haematite contain iron oxide. The oxygen must be removed from the ...

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Oct 5, 2015 ... The charge is placed a giant chimney called a blast furnace. The blast furnace is around 30 metres high and lined with fireproof bricks. Hot air ...