Production of Iron

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Production of Iron from Mine to Cast Iron and Steel 1 INTRODUCTION The production of iron and steel comprises 95 of all the tonage of metal produced anually in the world. They are the least expensive of the world s metals. The art of iron making is an ancient one, dating back to 1200 B.C.. The first high tonage steel making process was invented by, and named after, Sir Henry Bessemer of England, prior to the American Civil War. 2 PRODUCTION OF PIG IRON The Principal raw material for all ferrous production is pig iron, the product of the blast furnace. It is obtained by smelting iron ore with coke and limestone. Often it is necessary to roast the ground ore to eliminate contents like sulphur, hydrogen or carbon. 2.1 THE BLAST FURNACE The average blast furnace is about 7 meters or more in ...

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