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Blast furnaces operate on the principle of chemical ... production) Also, the carbon in pig iron lowers the ...

How a Blast Furnace Works - American Iron and Steel Institute

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Iron oxides can come to the blast furnace plant in the form of raw ore, pellets or sinter. The raw ... The final raw material in the ironmaking process in limestone.

THE BLAST FURNACE - IRON PRODUCTION

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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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May 3, 2010 ... The iron making blast furnace itself is built in the form of a tall chimney-like structure lined with refractory brick. Coke, limestone flux, and iron ...

blast furnace | metallurgy | Britannica.com

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Ironmaking blast furnaces consist of several zones: a crucible-shaped hearth at the bottom of the furnace; an intermediate zone called a bosh between the ...

Blast Furnace System | Industrial Efficiency Technology & Measures

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In a blast furnace (BF) the iron oxides are reduced and the resulting iron is melted. ... ore increases productivity and energy efficiency of of ironmaking process.

Ironmaking : step by step : EEF

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There are two process routes for making steel in the UK today: through an ... The use of sinter in the blast furnace helps make the ironmaking process more ...

Pig Iron Production By The Blast Furnace Route | International Iron ...

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For merchant pig iron production, the iron is cast into ingots; in integrated ... For more detailed study of the blast furnace process, we suggest reference to the ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Making iron

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Making iron ... Iron is extracted from iron ore in a huge container called a blast furnace. ... The raw materials for extracting iron and their function in the process ...

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

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Iron ore is converted into various types of iron through several processes. The most common process is the use of a blast furnace to produce pig iron which is ...

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The chemistry of steelmaking. Blast furnace. - School Science

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The production of iron in a Blast Furnace is a continuous process. The furnace is heated constantly and is re-charged with raw materials from the top while it is ...

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 ...

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 ... of iron and steel which are produced as a result of the steel-making process.