Alloy Dissolution in Argon Stirred Steel
This paper investigates the effects of argon flow rate, alloy size, and melt temperature on alloy dissolution and mixing rates in a fortyfive kilogram laboratory ladle fitted with a porous plug. The dissolution behavior of ferroniobium, nickel, and low-carbon ferromanganese, as well as the mixing characteristics of liquid tin, are evaluated and discussed to understand the dissolution and mixing mechanisms.
D. S. Webber et al., "Alloy Dissolution in Argon Stirred Steel," AISTech Proceedings, Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), May 2006.
AISTech 2006 (2006: May 1-4, Cleveland, OH)
Materials Science and Engineering
Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center
Keywords and Phrases
Alloy Size; Argon Flow Rate; Continuous Steelmaking; Mix Rate
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04 May 2006