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Thermal Energy Recovery by Basic Oxygen Furnace Offgas Preheating of Scrap.
Mahan WM; Daellenbach CB
Proc Symp on Effic Use of Fuels in the Met Ind Chicago Inst Gas Techn 2/75 Pp 457-65 :457-65
Pilot plant work in a 1/4-ton basic oxygen furnace has shown that thermal energy can be recovered from the offgases to preheat the scrap charge. Recovered heat in the scrap can account for up to 44 pct of energy necessary to melt it and allows the scrap charge to be increased by 43 pct.
Proc. Symp. on Effic. Use of Fuels in the Met. Ind., Chicago, Illinois; Inst. Gas Techn., 2/75, Pp 457-65
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