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Gavel, D.J. (author), Song, Qingshi (author), Adema, A.T. (author), van der Stel, Jan (author), Sietsma, J. (author), Boom, R. (author), Yang, Y. (author)
In the blast furnace, nut coke is utilized in a mixture with the ferrous burden to improve the gas permeability. Although applied in a broad range (10–40 mm, 2–23 wt-%), limited information is available on changed burden behaviour in its presence. In the present study, the detailed characterization was performed on the iron ore pellets quenched...
journal article 2018
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Schrama, F.N.H. (author), Beunder, Elisabeth M. (author), Ji, Fuzhong (author), Woolf, Rhian (author), Barnes, Chris (author), Sietsma, J. (author), Boom, R. (author), Yang, Y. (author)
At the hot metal desulphurisation (HMD) stations of Tata Steel’s BOS plant in Port Talbot (UK), KAlF4 is injected together with magnesium in order to increase the fluidity of the slag and thus to decrease the iron loss. Although KAlF4 is successfully contributing to a lower iron loss during HMD, it also has a negative effect on the...
conference paper 2018
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Schrama, F.N.H. (author), Beunder, E.M. (author), van den Berg, B (author), Yang, Y. (author), Boom, R. (author)
Sulphur removal in the ironmaking and oxygen steelmaking process is reviewed. A sulphur balance is made for the steelmaking process of Tata Steel IJmuiden, the Netherlands. There are four stages where sulphur can be removed: in the blast furnace (BF), during hot metal (HM) pretreatment, in the converter and during the secondary metallurgy (SM...
journal article 2017
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Schrama, F.N.H. (author), Beunder, Elisabeth M. (author), van Boggelen, J.W.K. (author), Boom, R. (author), Yang, Y. (author)
HIsarna is a smelting reduction ironmaking process that is currently in the pilot plant development phase. HIsarna produces hot metal with higher sulphur, lower phosphorus and manganese, almost no silicon and titanium and a lower temperature compared to the blast furnace. Because of that, desulphurisation of the HIsarna hot metal is one of the...
conference paper 2017
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Meteleva-Fischer, Y.V. (author), Yang, Y. (author), Boom, R. (author), Kraaijveld, B. (author), Kuntzel, H. (author)
Refining of metallurgical-grade silicon was studied using a process sequence of slag treatment, controlled cooling, and acid leaching. A slag of the Na2O-CaO-SiO2 system was used. The microstructure of grain boundaries in the treated silicon showed enhanced segregation of impurities, and the formation of CaSi2 and other Ca-rich phases. Boron and...
journal article 2012
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Zhu, G. (author), Xiao, Y. (author), Yang, Y. (author), Wang, J. (author), Sun, B. (author), Boom, R. (author)
Recycling of aluminum alloy scrap obtained from delaminated fibre metal laminates (FMLs) was studied through high temperature refining in the presence of a salt flux. The aluminum alloy scrap contains approximately mass fraction w(Cu) = 4.4%, w(Mg) = 1.1% and w(Mn) = 0.6% (2024 aluminum alloy). The main objective of this research is to obtain a...
journal article 2012
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Zhu, G. (author), Xiao, Y. (author), Yang, Y. (author), Wang, J. (author), Sun, B. (author), Boom, R. (author)
GLARE (glass fibre/epoxy reinforced aluminum laminate) is a member of the fiber metal laminate (FML) family, and is built up of alternating metal and fiber layers. About 500m2 GLARE is employed in each Airbus A380 because of the superior mechanical properties over the monolithic aluminum alloys, such as weight reduction, improved damage...
journal article 2012
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Scheepers, E. (author), Yang, Y. (author), Adema, A.T. (author), Boom, R. (author), Reuter, M.A. (author)
This article presents a process model of a phosphorus-producing, submerged arc furnace. The model successfully incorporates accurate, multifield thermodynamic, kinetic, and industrial data with computational flow dynamic calculations and thus further unifies the sciences of kinetics and equilibrium thermodynamics. The model is structurally three...
journal article 2010
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Zhang, Z. (author), Xiao, Y. (author), Yang, Y. (author), Boom, R. (author), Voncken, J.H.L. (author)
Vitrification is considered to be an attractive technology for bottom ash treatment because it destroys the hazardous organics, contributes to immobilization of the heavy metals, and additionally it reduces drastically the volume. The main components of the vitrified bottom ash slag are SiO2 , CaO, Al2 O3 , Fe2 O3 , Na 2 O and MgO, and the...
conference paper 2009
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