Corrosion Behavior of Tundish Refractories by Molten Steel and Tundish Flux
Interactions between Tundish Refractories, Tundish Fluxes and Molten Steel
Interactions between dry vibratable tundish lining material, tundish flux and molten steel were explored using a laboratory-based crucible experiment. A periclase-based dry vibratable tundish lining material containing 30 wt.% olivine was selected for investigation. The flux used was one that is commercially available and was provided by industry sponsors. The steel grade investigated was low-carbon, aluminum-killed and calcium-treated with titanium addition. Cathodoluminescence imaging, secondary electron microscopy and energy-dispersive spectroscopy were performed to characterize the interactions. The linings are compared to determine the impact of material selection on lining corrosion, spinel formation and steel cleanliness.
T. M. Richards et al., "Corrosion Behavior of Tundish Refractories by Molten Steel and Tundish Flux," AISTech - Iron and Steel Technology Conference Proceedings (2021, Nashville, TN), pp. 1279 - 1288, Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), Jul 2021.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.33313/382/131
AISTech 2021 -- The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition (2021: Jun. 29-Jul. 1, Nashville, TN)
Materials Science and Engineering
Peaslee Steel Manufacturing Research Center
Keywords and Phrases
Cathodoluminescence; Magnesia; Olivine; Refractory corrosion; Spinel; Tundish flux; Tundish lining
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01 Jul 2021