Application of High Flow Rate Gas in the Process of Argon Blowing Trough Steel

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Abstract

The article demonstrates results of modelling research tests concerning the analysis of possibilities of blowing gas into the metal bath at high flow rates in a steel ladle with a nominal capacity of 50 Mg. Various configurations concerning of gas introduction into the steel ladle were analysed. There were considered cases of blowing into the metal bath via one, two or three purging plugs, being installed on the bottom and via additional support for blowing the gas from the top through the lance.

Results obtained from the water model of the reactor were verified with the results of numerical simulations.

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