Recent Developments in the Blast Furnace Process

  title={Recent Developments in the Blast Furnace Process},
  author={Re Warner},
Ironmaking facilities at the Port Kembla works of AIS are based on five blast furnaces with capacities ranging from 1 000t/d to 6 000t/d of hot metal. The blast furnaces comprise unit operations including preheating, gas cleaning, raw material screening and weighing, charge distribution in the furnace top, slag and metal casting and separation, intensive cooling systems together with the reduction processes occurring at pressure and high temperature. The equipment involved is characterised by… CONTINUE READING