Ilmenite Concentrate Properties and Processing Methods
Physicochemical and production properties of ilmenite concentrates are studied in order to determine the possibility of preparing from them the required titanium-containing industrial materials. Data are provided for ilmenite concentrate fraction, mineralogical, and thermographic analyses. Results of studying physicochemical properties of Shokash ilmenite concentrate and its charges with reducing agents may be used in creating production schemes for further processing. The most rational method is determined for charge agglomeration, i.e., briquetting. Technological evaluation is provided for Shokask ilmenite concentrate as raw material for studying the possibility of using it for producing ferrotitanium.
Keywordstitanium property ferrotitanium electrode powder lime material oxidation temperature oxide oxygen limestone concentrate electric melting ferroalloy thermal reduction metallurgy reducing agent briquetting sinter
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