Steel in Translation

, Volume 47, Issue 11, pp 728–731 | Cite as

Blast Furnace Shaft Thermal State Monitoring System

  • Yu. S. SemenovEmail author
  • E. I. Shumelchik
  • V. V. Horupakha


A system is proposed for thermal monitoring over the height and circumference of the shaft in a blast furnace operated by Metinvest Holding, LLC. The reasons for the development of the system are outlined; the requirements on information presentation are noted; and experience with the system in blast-furnace management is described.


blast furnace smelting furnace lining thermocouples monitoring system charging conditions batch air tuyeres slag coating gas fluxes gas temperature pulverized-coal injection 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. S. Semenov
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • E. I. Shumelchik
    • 1
    • 2
  • V. V. Horupakha
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Nekrasov Iron and Steel Institute (ISI)National Academy of Sciences of the UkraineDniproUkraine
  2. 2.ISD Scientific Technical CompanyDniproUkraine

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