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Preparation and Charging of Blast Furnace Burden

Preparation and Charging of Blast Furnace Burden Blast furnace (BF), except at its hearth, is basically a passage for gases and burden particles which move in the counter-current directions in the BF. The basic requirement for stable operation of the BF is to maintain in the furnace a moving layer of burden which does not …

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Understanding Ironmaking in Blast Furnace and Dissection studies in Japan

Understanding Ironmaking in Blast Furnace and Dissection studies in Japan The blast furnace (BF) ironmaking is the most viable means of producing hot metal (HM) mainly due to its well established and proven performance, flexible raw material usage, and high thermal energy conservation capability. There are no definitive dates available for the inception of BF …

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BF Coke and its Role in Blast Furnace

BF Coke and its Role in Blast Furnace The raw materials for a blast furnace (BF) normally consist of three types of materials namely (i) metallic materials (sinter, pellets, and calibrated ore lumps or briquettes), (ii) fuels (coke, pulverized coal, oil, and natural gas) and fluxes (limestone, dolomite, and quartzite). Metallic materials, fluxes and coke …

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