Some Studies on Energy Savings in Sponge Iron Plants

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D. K. Biswas

IRM Division, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur 831 007, India

S. R. Asthana

Process Development Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune 411 008, India

V. G. Rau

Electrical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721 302, India

J. Energy Resour. Technol 125(3), 228-237 (Aug 29, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1577601 History: Received April 01, 2000; Revised December 01, 2002; Online August 29, 2003
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Operating principles of process concerning noncoking coal based direct reduction in a rotary kiln
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The kiln seal arrangement
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Heat flow path in a rotary kiln
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Schematic of proposed air distribution system
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Schematic of air jet sealing
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Details of energy savings in 100 TPD DR sponge iron plant
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Details of energy savings in 200 TPD DR sponge iron plant
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Details of energy savings in 300 TPD DR sponge iron plant
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Details of energy savings in 400 TPD DR sponge iron plant




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