Pig Iron and Crude Steel Production

Pig Iron and Crude Steel Production

In nature iron never occurs as pure material but only as a compound. These are mainly iron-oxydes which are inter-spersed with mineralic constituents called the gangue. The mixture of iron-oxydes and gangue is called iron ore. The main task of metallurgical engineering is the seperation of the iron-oxydes from gangue and on the other hand, [...]