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Life cycle assessment and steel sustainability

Life cycle assessment and steel sustainability The steel industry is the second largest industry in the world after oil and gas industry. Steel is used in almost every sector which ranges from building and construction, packaging, transportation industry, and power and renewable energy sector. Use of steel is found everywhere in the present day society. …

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Hydrogen and Decarbonization of Steel Production

Hydrogen and Decarbonization of Steel Production The main drivers for a sustainable energy future centre around the need to (i) reduce global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and improve the air quality, (ii) ensure security of energy supply and move towards the use of sustainable energy resources, and (iii) create a new industrial and technological energy …

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Basic Concepts of Corrosion of Iron and Steel

Basic Concepts of Corrosion of Iron and Steel Iron and steel materials in practical use are normally exposed to corrosion in the atmospheric and aqueous environments. Corrosion is the deterioration of these materials by chemical interaction with their environment. It is one of the problems frequently encountered in the present day industrialized society. As per …

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Wastewater and Water Treatment Technologies

Wastewater and Water Treatment Technologies Cheap and plentiful, water was for centuries a production utility which the steel industry took for granted. But in the present scenario, water resources are becoming increasingly scarce due to the growing imbalance between fresh water availability and consumption, hence the access to clean and safe water has become one …

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Flue Gas Cleaning Technologies and Systems

Flue Gas Cleaning Technologies and Systems Environmental pollution is one of the biggest problems all over the world at present. From a series of global environmental problems, more and more people have now realized that environment and resources are the basic necessities for the survival and developments of human beings. Flue gases which are the …

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Rolling of Steel Plates in a Plate Rolling Mill

Rolling of Steel Plates in a Plate Rolling Mill Plate steel is defined as a flat, as-rolled or heat treated product of thickness of at least 5 mm and width of at least 1,200 mm. Plate steel is widely used steel product. It falls normally in the categories of carbon steel, high strength low alloy …

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Historical Development of Rolling Mills

Historical Development of Rolling Mills In metalworking, rolling is a metal forming process in which metal is passed through one or more pairs of rolls to reduce the thickness, to make the thickness uniform, to give it a desired shape, and / or to impart a desired mechanical property. In rolling, work material is deformed by compressive forces between constantly spinning rolls.  In other …

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Contribution of Steel to the Circular Economy

Contribution of Steel to the Circular Economy There are two types of economies which exist around the world. These are (i) linear economy, (ii) circular economy. A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy in which the resources are kept in use for as long as possible, extracting the maximum value from …

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Hydrogen Steelmaking

Hydrogen Steelmaking Iron and steel production industry is the single largest sector in terms of total global fossil and industrial emissions, making up around 7 % to 9 % of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At the same time, steel is the primary material component for modern industrial societies. Further increase in the consumption of steel …

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Carbon Neutral Steelmaking

Carbon Neutral Steelmaking Iron and steel production industry is the single largest sector in terms of total global fossil and industrial emissions, making up around 7 % to 9 % of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At the same time, steel is the primary material component for modern industrial societies. Further consumption of steel is going …

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