Ranganathan, S (2004) Pre-Reduction of Chromite Ores. In: Proceeding of International Seminar on 1st Ferro Alloys India, 8-10 Feb 2004, Hyderabad, India.
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Ferro-chromium is traditionally produced in the submerged - arc furnace (SAF) by the reduction of chromite ore using carbon, usually in the form of coke , as reducing agent . The process is highly energy - intensive. Due to the high cost of power, processes are being developed to pre-reduce the ore outside the SAF. The processes that have been developed and adopted on industrial scale operate at relatively high temperatures and have not found wide application . A new process that is being developed can considerably reduce the pre-reduction temperature . This can ensure better control of the process and lead to better performance of refractory.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||highly energy - intensive;Metal bulleten;|
|Divisions:||Metal Extraction and Forming|
|Deposited By:||Dr. S. Ranganathan|
|Deposited On:||04 Nov 2010 10:51|
|Last Modified:||04 Nov 2010 10:51|
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