Method for producing molten iron

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8475561
APP PUB NO 20110011209A1
SERIAL NO

12934453

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A method for producing molten iron by melting an iron source material using an iron bath-type melting furnace comprising a top-blowing lance at an upper part of the furnace, a bottom-blowing tuyere in the bottom of the furnace and a tap hole at a lower part on the side of the furnace, the method comprising: a melting process of melting the iron source material, wherein the melting process has at least one tapping process of discharging the molten iron and the slag through the tap hole while holding a position of the furnace in generating the molten iron, and the tapping process continues or interrupts generation of the molten iron and continues top-blowing of the oxygen-containing gas to thereby keep a temperature of the molten iron in the furnace at or above a pre-set lowest temperature of the molten iron.

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KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL LTD )2-4 WAKINOHAMA-KAIGANDORI 2-CHOME CHUO-KU KOBE-SHI HYOGO 651-8585

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Fujimoto, Hideaki Kobe, JP 16 139
Sugitatsu, Hiroshi Kobe, JP 29 74
Tateishi, Masataka Kobe, JP 13 126

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