, Volume 60, Issue 3–4, pp 248–255 | Cite as

Making BOF Steelmaking More Efficient Based on the Experience of the Cherepovets Metallurgical Combine

  • A. V. Luk’yanov
  • A. V. Protasov
  • B. A. Sivak
  • A. P. Shchegolev

Results are reported from a study of BOF steelmaking at the Cherepovets Metallurgical Combine (CherMK), and the main measures that can make the BOF shop more efficient are described. The measures include improving the logistics of transport operations, the installation of new production equipment, or upgrade of the existing equipment. It is shown that the technical-economic indices of the shop can be improved in a short period of time at minimal cost by adopting a comprehensive approach to modernization of the present facilities.


basic-oxygen-furnace (BOF) steelmaking converter scrap metal pig iron desulfurization steel slag secondary treatment ladle-furnace unit vacuum-degassing unit continuous casting logistics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tselikov All-Russia Research, Planning, and Design Institute of Metallurgical Machinery (VNIIMETMASh)MoscowRussia

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