Coke Production For Blast Furnace Ironmaking


By Hardarshan S. Valia, Scientist, Ispat Inland Inc


The  blast furnace operation demands  highest quality of raw materials: Coke is the most important  material and high quality  lower coke rate and higher productivity of the blast furnaces.. The most important chemical properties are moisture, fixed carbon, ash, sulfur, phosphorus, and alkalies ; also the  physical properties  must be considered. The regularity of the  cokemaking processes is very important for coke quality specifications.