Steel in Translation

, Volume 47, Issue 8, pp 544–549 | Cite as

Blast-furnace operation with wet blast

  • V. P. Lyalyuk
  • A. K. Tarakanov
  • D. A. Kassim
  • G. P. Kostenko
  • E. E. Donskov


Traditional wetting of the blast by steam does not ensure constant moisture content. The abrupt changes in moisture content undermine the stability of the lining and the metal framework of the air heaters. A method of moisture supply that eliminates condensation in the cold-blast line is required.


blast furnaces blast moisture content theoretical temperature 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. P. Lyalyuk
    • 1
  • A. K. Tarakanov
    • 2
  • D. A. Kassim
    • 1
  • G. P. Kostenko
    • 3
  • E. E. Donskov
    • 3
  1. 1.Krivoi Rog Metallurgical InstituteUkrainian National Metallurgical AcademyKrivoi RogUkraine
  2. 2.Ukrainian National Metallurgical AcademyDneprUkraine
  3. 3.PAO ArcelorMittal Krivoi RogKrivoi RogUkraine

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