METALLURGICAL COAL AND COKE TESTING

by   SGS MINERALS SERVICES

 

Coke physical testing methods, Rheological  tests and Petrographic analiysis are provided on coals to ensure their quality and suitability for  operation.

Link:

http://www.sgs.com/-/media/global/documents/flyers-and-leaflets/sgs-min-wa058-lab-testing-metallurgical-coal-and-coke-en-11.pdf

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Coal – What Is Coal and How Does It Form?

What is coal?   A natural dark brown to black graphitelike material,  an organic sedimentary rock formed from fossilized plants and consisting of amorphous carbon with various organic and some inorganic compounds: coal is a fossil fuel formed from plants that were buried millions of years ago. The high-temperature, high-pressure conditions transformed the plants physically and chemically, forming coal.

Whith the links you can access at more information and also know more about the techniques of coal mining.


Links:

http://geology.com/rocks/coal.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_mining

http://www.worldcoal.org/coal/what-is-coal/

http://www.mining-technology.com/features/feature-the-10-biggest-coal-mines-in-the-world/

http://test.stoa.usp.br/articles/0016/5403/coal_for_metallurgical_coke_production.pdf