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Case Study:

Increase Life of Convertor


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Customer Details

A large capacity plant of a multinational-steel making company in East India
Problems
Wear and tear of the convertor resulting from thermal
shocks, chemical attack and physical damage during
scrap charging in the converter
Objective

To increase life of the converter
Solution

Installation of Forbes Marshall slag splashing system
on existing oxygen blowing system for splashing the
generated slag on the original refractory so it acts as
a working liner.
Benefits
- Increase in the lining life of the converter
- Reduced stoppage due to increase in convertor volume, resulting in better yield
- Rapid de-phosphorisation
- Reduction in flux due to recycling of steelmaking slag
- Precise nitrogen flow control according to recipe