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Metallurgist

, Volume 61, Issue 3–4, pp 291–297 | Cite as

Monitoring Blast Furnace Lining Condition During Five Years of Operation

  • Yu. S. SemenovEmail author
  • E. I. Shumel’chik
  • V. V. Gorupakha
  • A. V. Nasledov
  • A. M. Kuznetsov
  • A. V. Zubenko
Article

Changes in lining temperature for the shoulders, bosh, and shaft, their mean-square deviation with respect to furnace surroundings, and also overall thermal loads of the cooling system for blast furnace No. 3 at the Enakievo Metallurgical Plant are analyzed for five years of operation: from December 2011 to September 2016. Limiting values of temperature are established that point to partial or complete shaft lining wear. Features are revealed for the effect of blast-furnace smelting production conditions on the change in blast-furnace lining temperature. The furnace well condition is evaluated.

Keywords

blast furnace lining thermocouples coneless charging unit (CCU) coke quality charge pellet content cooling system thermal load furnace well 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. S. Semenov
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • E. I. Shumel’chik
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. V. Gorupakha
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. V. Nasledov
    • 1
  • A. M. Kuznetsov
    • 3
  • A. V. Zubenko
    • 3
  1. 1.Nekrasov Institute of Ferrous MetallurgyNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineDneprUkraine
  2. 2.DChM Scientific-Technical EnterpriseDneprUkraine
  3. 3.Enakievo Metallurgical PlantEnakievoUkraine

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