Iron ore as mined is a combination of iron with oxygen and numerous other unwanted substances, generally known as "gangue". The process of reducing iron ore to metallic iron is known as Iron Making. This process is carried out in a blast furnace, using coke as both a fuel and reducing agent.
The Iron-making e-learning module from Tata Steel Digie-Shala brings forth an in-depth overview of the blast furnace process and raw materials considerations. This module is a combination of theoretical and operational aspects. The course is aimed at people who are either looking to build their career in the steel industry or working in it, as well as the iron & steel supply chain. Students will benefit from a broad understanding of the iron-making process.
By the end of this module you will be able to understand:-