Table II Summary of Assumed Initial Amounts of Cl and Simulation Results for the Partitioning of Cl Among Condensed and Gas Phases in Steelmaking Processes

From: Thermodynamic Study of the Chlorine Content of Stainless Steel

Process [Cl]initial/Pct (as NaCl) mslag/kg [Cl]slag/Pct Vgas/m3 Pct Cl in slag Pct Cl in gas
BF 0.06 280 0.15 1300 68 32
BOF 0.06 130 0.19 500 41 59
EAF/AOD 0.06 120 0.15 400 30 70
  0.06 120 0.085 1200 17 83
  0.006 120 0.024 1200 47 53
VD 0.06 120 0.004 p = 5 mbar 0.8 99
  1. Values refer to 1 ton of ferrous alloy at t = 1600 °C and p = 1 bar