, Volume 8, Issue 12, pp 1645–1645 | Cite as

Desiliconized Pig Iron For the Electric Furnace—A Possibility

  • S. L. Case


Hot-charging of pig iron into the electric furnace is a subject of much interest. The advantages of desiliconizing the pig before charging, as here presented, make an important difference in costs.


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    S. L. Case, D. D. Moore, C. E. Sims, and R. J. Lund: Comparative Economics of Open-Hearth and Electric Furnaces for Production of Low-Carbon Steel, Battelle Memorial Institute, Published by Bituminous Coal Research, Inc., July, 1953.Google Scholar
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    E. C. Wright: Increased Steel Production From Desiliconized Hot Metal, Iron and Steel Engineer, January, 1956, pp. 73–85.Google Scholar

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© The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society 1956

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. L. Case
    • 1
  1. 1.Battelle Memorial InstituteColumbusUSA

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