blast-furnace coke

blast-furnace coke

[′blast ‚fər·nəs ‚kōk]
(materials)
Coke which supplies carbon monoxide to reduce the ore in a blast furnace and supplies heat to melt the iron.
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Using proprietary technology, Sunoco also manufactures two million annual tons of high-quality blast-furnace coke for use in the steel industry.