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Prospects for Coal-based Direct Reduction Process

Kobe Steel has developed coal-based direct reduction (DR) technologies, the FASTMET, FASTMELT and ITmk3 processes, which reduce carbon composite agglomerates (pellets or briquettes) on the hearth of a rotary hearth furnace (RHF). This paper outlines the features of each process, status of technical development and commercialization.

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Features of FASTMET Process KOBELCO

in a rotary hearth furnace (RHF) using solid carbon sources, such as coal, as the reductant. Since 2000, the current commercial operations have enabled steelmakers to deal with metallic waste problems. In 2009, Kobe Steel filled order for two new FASTMET plants, each with 190,000 tonnes/h capacity. One of these is the third plant for Nippon Steel Hirohata Works with the first FASTMET-HBI

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Rotary hearth furnace Kobe Steel, Ltd.

12/04/2011· To provide a rotary hearth furnace which has a simple furnace structure in which the furnace is not damaged even if the furnace is operated for a long term while presenting general equations capable of adequately determining a thermal expansion margin in the rotary hearth furnace. Inventors: Tetsumoto, Masahiko (Kobe, JP) Hashimoto, Sumito (Kobe, JP) Sugitatsu, Hiroshi (Kobe,

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Japan: Kobe Steel’s New Technology Aims To Reduce Blast

Kobe Steel has been operating three BFs the second blast furnace at Kakogawa has an oven capacity of 5400 m3, while the other furnace has 4,844 m3 capacity. The steel major’s external procurement ratio of coke is higher than that of its competitors. By reducing the amount of coke used in the blast furnace through using converter slag, the company aims to strengthen cost competitiveness.

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ROTARY HEARTH FURNACE KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE

13/07/2017· A rotary hearth furnace according to the present invention capable of solving the foregoing problem is a rotary hearth furnace serving for heating an agglomerate, the agglomerate including an iron-oxide containing material and a carbonaceous reducing material, and for reducing an iron oxide to thereby produce a reduced iron, the rotary hearth furnace including: a means for supplying the

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Isao Kobayashi's research works Kobe Steel, Kobe and

Reactions and characteristics of FASTMET®, a direct reduction process of using carbon composite iron ore pellets with a rotary hearth furnace, are outlined. Fundamental experiments showed that

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Rotary Hearth Furnace (RHF) NIPPON STEEL ENGINEERING

A rotary hearth furnace is a direct-reduction device that enables to recover valuable metals from dust produced during the steelmaking process, as well as to produce direct-reduced iron from fine ore. Steel mills generate various kinds of dust that are produced during the steelmaking process.

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Rotary Hearth Furnace Surface Combustion

Rotary Hearth Furnace Surface Combustion Surface® Combustion’s rotary hearth design starts with the hearth. It can be a refractory hearth made of hard brick and/or castable refractory or it can be an alloy hearth. The rotating hearth is sealed from the outside environment via

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Rotary Hearth Furnace Systems Can-Eng English

CAN-ENG Rotary Hearth Furnaces have been utilized in a wide variety of applications for both Reheating and Heat Treating operations. System capacity ranges up to 60 metric tons/hr (130,000 lbs/hr) tph and consist of both rotary table and rotary ring designs. Unique loading systems for a wide range of products Hardening or heating for hot working Capacity up to 60 metric tons/hr (130,000 lbs/hr

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Rotary Hearth Furnaces Long Products TENOVA

Tenova rotary hearth furnace technology is adopted for specialized applications including bloom reheating, iron processing and waste reclamation processes. We have designed and installed some of the largest-diameter and highest capacity rotary hearth furnaces in the world. With an extensive reference list of large rotary furnaces (up to 67 m in diameter), our unique hearth design can

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Isao Kobayashi's research works Kobe Steel, Kobe and

Reactions and characteristics of FASTMET®, a direct reduction process of using carbon composite iron ore pellets with a rotary hearth furnace, are outlined. Fundamental experiments showed that

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Japan: Kobe Steel’s New Technology Aims To Reduce Blast

Kobe Steel has been operating three BFs the second blast furnace at Kakogawa has an oven capacity of 5400 m3, while the other furnace has 4,844 m3 capacity. The steel major’s external procurement ratio of coke is higher than that of its competitors. By reducing the amount of coke used in the blast furnace through using converter slag, the company aims to strengthen cost competitiveness.

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US Patent Application for Rotary Hearth Furnace And

3: The rotary hearth furnace according to claim 1, wherein the compartment-defining portion has a narrowing portion at an entrance to the compartment, and the narrowing portion reduces the cross section of a flow path through which exhaust gas flows into the compartment so that the cross section at the narrowing portion is smaller than the cross sections of the other portions of the flow path.

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Rotary Hearth Furnace Surface Combustion

This is the most common application of where a rotary hearth furnace is used. The operating temperature range is typically from 1400°F to 2200°F as this is a radiant/conduction style of heat transfer to the load. Insulations used in the hot zone can be brick or fiber. Heating elements are traditionally rod overbend style that are electrically isolated from the steel casing. Gas fired models

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Toshihide MATSUMURA's research works Kobe Steel,

Reactions and characteristics of FASTMET®, a direct reduction process of using carbon composite iron ore pellets with a rotary hearth furnace, are outlined. Fundamental experiments showed that

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Rotary Hearth Furnaces Long Products TENOVA

Tenova rotary hearth furnace technology is adopted for specialized applications including bloom reheating, iron processing and waste reclamation processes. We have designed and installed some of the largest-diameter and highest capacity rotary hearth furnaces in the world. With an extensive reference list of large rotary furnaces (up to 67 m in diameter), our unique hearth design can

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Rotary Hearth Furnace Systems Can-Eng English

CAN-ENG Rotary Hearth Furnaces have been utilized in a wide variety of applications for both Reheating and Heat Treating operations. System capacity ranges up to 60 metric tons/hr (130,000 lbs/hr) tph and consist of both rotary table and rotary ring designs. Unique loading systems for a wide range of products Hardening or heating for hot working Capacity up to 60 metric tons/hr (130,000 lbs/hr

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THE WORLD OF FURNACE TECHNOLOGY TENOVA

Tenova LOI Thermprocess Rotary Hearth Furnace for long products with zone separation ROTARY HEARTH FURNACES Reheating for hot rolling and forging of blooms and billets of C steel and stainless steel Tenova Italimpianti is the world’s leading supplier of Rotary Hearth Furnaces for a variety of process applications and product types (up to 67 m in diameter), with over 300 references in its

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Open hearth furnace Wikipedia

Open hearth furnaces are one of a number of kinds of furnace where excess carbon and other impurities are burnt out of pig iron to produce steel. Since steel is difficult to manufacture due to its high melting point, normal fuels and furnaces were insufficient and the open hearth furnace was developed to overcome this difficulty.Compared to Bessemer steel, which it displaced, its main

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ITmk 3 Process of making Iron Nuggets IspatGuru

This process has been developed by Kobe Steel and is environmental friendly. Fig 1 Iron making technologies. Development history. The laboratory testing of the process was carried out during 1996 to 1998. During the period 1999 to 2000 a small pilot plant of capacity 3,000 tons per day was constructed and operated at Kakogawa Works of Kobe Steel, Japan. In the years 2002 to 2004 a pilot

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