Preparation of specialty ferrochromium (9 Wt.%c) from a domestic chromite.
Sanker-PE; Nafziger-RH; Reynolds-GH
J Met 1980 Mar; 32(1):49-52
An example of studies by the Bureau of Mines to develop technology to tap domestic sources of critical minerals is presented. Ferrochromium containing 62.5 wt-pct cr and 9.1 wt-pct c was produced from a domestic chromite using an open-bath technique in an electric furnace. The high-carbon ferrochromium product in powder form was successfully tested in fusion welding processes for hardfacing.
OP; Journal Article
Journal of Metals