The Copper Smelter at Ghatsila

Khare, R N (1957) The Copper Smelter at Ghatsila. In: Non-Ferrous Metal Industry in India. NML, Jamshedpur, India, Jamshedpur, pp. 148-165.



The layout of the plant descriptions and operations of the different equipment at the works of Mcssrs Indian Copper Corporation Ltd., Ghatsila,have been briefly described. The smelter treats froth-floated chalcopyrite concentrate containing 24-26 per cent Cu to produce a matte containing 40-42 per cent Cu. The conversion of the matte to blister copper in converters has been described.The refined copper contains 025 per cent Ni. The refining practice has been detailed.

Item Type:Book or NML Publication
Uncontrolled Keywords:Copper Smelter; matte to blister copper
Divisions:Director Office
ID Code:2716
Deposited By:Sahu A K
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