Biomass as a Source of Energy in Iron Ore Agglomerate Production Process

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This article contains characteristics of selected types of biomass, which can be considered as an alternative fuel in the production of iron ore agglomerate.

Selected types of biomass were evaluated by chemical analysis, X-ray phase analysis and microscopic analysis using the camera on microscope Olympus BX 51. Biomass was characterized according to its structure, chemical composition and chemical composition of ash. The obtained data were confronted with the data for coke breeze and based on the results, conclusions were made about the possible use of selected types of biomass as an alternative fuel in the process of iron ore agglomerate production.

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