Chemical Sciences


Ferrosilicon from BHQ, BHJ & Low Reactive Coal


Chemical Sciences

Focus Area:

Production of Ferro-silicon

Social Benefits:

Use of non-standard materials such as BHQ, BHJ Jhama coal for production of Standard Ferro-silicon which is more suitable for iron and steel sector.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML), Jharkhand

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Development

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Brief Description

Description :

Ferosilicon can be used as an 1. alloying element, 2. deoxydiser in iron and steel industry. 3. electrode coating in arc welding. 4. in production of magnesium, as reductant in pidgon process.

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