oxygen steelmaking

oxygen steelmaking

[′äk·sə·jən ′stēl‚māk·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
The manufacture of steel from molten pig iron and steel scrap by methods which employ pure oxygen gas (99+%) and suitable fluxes to remove carbon and phosphorus (and in part, sulfur) without introducing nitrogen or hydrogen.
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And in November Tata announced PS30m of investments, including the replacement of a basic oxygen steelmaking vessel weighing 500 tonnes at Port Talbot site, as well as plans to replace cranes and install enhanced dust-extraction hoods and energyefficient drives to minimise emissions.
Now, when the outdated open-hearth process is shut down, we need to be more active in developing basic oxygen steelmaking and compensate the loss of steelmaking facilities.
These techniques have been successfully used in thousands of field tests on a variety of machines, plants and structures, including pressure vessels, power transformers, bridges, process storage tanks, pipelines, valves, nuclear lift rigs, railroad tank cars, cranes, Basic Oxygen Steelmaking (BOS) vessels and compressed gas cylinders.
SSI's Teesside steelmaking facility: * THE facility is made up of the Basic Oxygen Steelmaking (BOS) plant, where the steel is made by three basic oxygen convertors, and the Continuous Casting plant (Concast), where the liquid steel takes shape and is made into slabs.
The project will recover gas from the basic oxygen steelmaking plant and reuse it elsewhere in the steelworks.
The facility is to recover gas from the Basic Oxygen Steelmaking plant and reuse it elsewhere at the plant.
This reflects Chinese growth, where oxygen steelmaking is dominant.
Editorial for each issue includes coverage of such topics as oxygen steelmaking, colemaking, ladle metallurgy, environmental technologies, electric steelmaking, casting, iron-making and maintenance.
Dofasco has an excellent record for innovation and was the first steel company in North America to install the LD converter process for oxygen steelmaking.
Also, Rowan wrote in a '72 "Progress in Melting" paper, that one of the greatest boons in the induction furnace business was the use of up to 100% low-cost steel scrap--released by the basic oxygen steelmaking process--for making ductile, gray and malleable iron.
This is produced mainly in Japan, the United States, and Western Europe, for use in refractory bricks in basic oxygen steelmaking, electric are steelmaking, steelmaking ladles with secondary refining, and cement rotary kilns.
In November around PS30m worth of investments, which included the replacement of a basic oxygen steelmaking vessel - weighing 500 tonnes - at Tata Steel's Port Talbot site was announced, as well as plans to replace cranes in the steel plants and install enhanced dust extraction hoods and energy-efficient drives to minimise emissions.