Some of us who have been acquainted with the present methods of production of metals, and who have had an opportunity to witness the impact of some of the newer chemical techniques on metallurgy, have become convinced that it is possible to consider seriously the treatment of sulfide minerals by strictly chemical methods as distinct from pyrometallurgical
Changes in coke hardness affect the working of the blast furnace, for soft coke is an obstacle to proper furnace operation. Soft coke is due to a low hydrogen-oxygen ratio in the coal charged; increasing this ratio increases the hardness of the coke. The best means of determining the hardness of coke is the combined tumbler and ball-mill.
WHAT IS GOOD COKE
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