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Blast furnace and oxygen converter

  1. May 8, 2008 #1
    [SOLVED] Blast furnace and oxygen converter

    FACT: Scrap metal is added to the basic oxygen converter to control temperature in the production of steel from pig iron.

    QUESTION: How can one control the temperature in the production of pig iron in the blast furnace? Scrap metal or something?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 8, 2008 #2
    In the simplest method, why do they call it a blast furnace?
     
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