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Blast furnace process

In the blast furnace, the iron ore reacts with the carbon contained in the coke to form grey or white pig iron. Combustion process The iron in the processed ores must be dissolved...
Construction of a blast furnace


Steel is produced from iron ore in the ironworks. The ironworks includes charging, coking plant, Cowper stove and the blast furnace. Charging After the ground ores have been processed in forms of sinter...
Schematic overview of an ironworks

Iron ore mining and dressing

After the iron ore has been mined, it has to be processed for use in the blast furnace in order to optimize the chemical processes. Introduction Iron is one of the most important...