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Reduction of iron ore by coke in the blast furnace is a long established procedure for making pig iron. One of the most important factors in the process is the temperature distribution within the various regions of the blast furnace. Many different techniques such as thermocouples, tracer elements and structural variation of the coke have been employed to study this over the years. Since coke is an integral part of the iron making process and its structure changes corresponding to its thermal history in the blast furnace this offers an opportunity whereby temperature distribution in the blast furnace can be studied by monitoring the structural changes of the coke samples.

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Authors: WANG W, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne (GB);THOMAS K, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 17495 EN, (1999) 138pp.
Availability: Available from OOPEC Sales agents
ISBN: ISBN 92-828-5787-5
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