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Heating of DRI (Direct Reduced Iron)/Sponge Iron Using Microwaves

10/07/2015 4:00 AM

can we pre heat sponge iron/direct reduced iron using microwaves? if yes, any company who is into it?

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Re: Heating of DRI (Direct Reduced Iron)/Sponge Iron Using Microwaves

10/07/2015 5:58 AM
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Re: Heating of DRI (Direct Reduced Iron)/Sponge Iron Using Microwaves

10/15/2015 1:51 PM

Why do you think microwaves are more efficient than simply using an induction furnace already designed for the task of making cast iron/steel?

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10/15/2015 4:34 PM

Well we want Suggestions on how to preheat sponge iron prior to charging it into the induction furnace. Any mechanised compact method which do this work with a discharging rate of 10 tonnes per hour of heated material having temp 800 deg. C .

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10/16/2015 8:28 AM

Do you suppose that coupling hot gases from the area around the crucible of the induction furnace to the sponge iron could do part of that job? I have no idea, just conjecture on my part.

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