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Metallurgist

, Volume 54, Issue 1–2, pp 14–18 | Cite as

Use of an aluminum injection technology for deoxidizing steel being tapped from an electric-arc furnace at the Moldavian Metallurgical Plant

  • I. V. Derevyanchenko
  • O. L. Kucherenko
  • I. V. Repin
  • Yu. N. Kirilyuk
  • E. E. Shumakher
  • M. Laimann
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A technology is proposed for injecting steel with rolled granules of aluminum instead of cast granules to deoxidize it while it is being tapped from an electric-arc steelmaking furnace.

Key words

tapping electric-arc steelmaking furnace deoxidation injection unit rolled aluminum granules 

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    Yu. F. Vyatkin, V. A. Vikhlevshchuk, V. F. Polyakov, et al., “Low-waste technology for deoxidizing steel with aluminum in the ladle,” Chern. Metall.: Byull. NTiEI, No. 6, 53–55 (1990).Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. V. Derevyanchenko
    • 1
  • O. L. Kucherenko
    • 1
  • I. V. Repin
    • 1
  • Yu. N. Kirilyuk
    • 1
  • E. E. Shumakher
    • 2
  • M. Laimann
  1. 1.Moldavian Metallurgical Plant (MMZ)MoldaviaMoldova
  2. 2.TECHCOM CompanyBochumGermany

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